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2014-03-04 12:26:37

Doug Kammerer Chosen as First LUNGevity Hero WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The LUNGevity Foundation announces the LUNGevity Heroes program, a monthly honor recognizing individuals or organizations whose advocacy or research is making a difference in the fight against lung cancer. The top cancer killer in the United States, lung cancer, can affect anyone, regardless of smoking history, gender, or ethnicity, but remains underfunded and overlooked. LUNGevity Heroes...

2014-03-03 16:25:26

$250,000 to support immuno-oncology learning resources WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is honored to announce a grant of $250,000 from Bristol-Myers Squibb for the development of educational materials on immuno-oncology. Progress in understanding lung cancer and treatment approaches has accelerated dramatically in the past several years after many slow decades. While no immunotherapeutic drugs are currently approved for lung cancer, this new area of...

2014-02-05 12:28:35

New Members Contribute Expertise and Vision to LUNGevity's Research Program WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, one of the nation's premier lung cancer research foundations, announces two key additions to its Scientific Advisory Board: Dr. Julie Brahmer of Johns Hopkins and Dr. John Heymach of MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Scientific Advisory Board is an integral part of the foundation, guiding LUNGevity's funding of research into early detection...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'