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May 01, 2015, 14:14 ET

Nancy Brinker Named May LUNGevity Hero

LUNGevity Foundation announces Nancy Brinker as the May LUNGevity Hero in recognition for her decades-long dedication and trailblazing work in the...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:20 ET

LUNGevity's Lung Cancer Hope Month Celebrates Progress and Promise of Lung Cancer Research

LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, kicks off Lung Cancer Hope Month this May with the inspiring fifth annual...

Apr 09, 2015, 10:58 ET

Corporate Leader Dennis Bookshester Joins LUNGevity Foundation Board of Directors

LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused organization, is pleased to announce the addition of Dennis Bookshester to its Board...

Apr 06, 2015, 12:00 ET

Baltimore Orioles Named April LUNGevity Hero

As a new baseball season starts, LUNGevity Foundation today announced the Baltimore Orioles as the April LUNGevity Hero for their active...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:02 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Celebrates Women Making History in Science

 During Women's History Month 2015, LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, celebrates the women scientists whose...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:12 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Applauds FDA Approval of Immunotherapy Drug Opdivo

LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, applauds the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Bristol Myers...

Mar 02, 2015, 12:18 ET
Dr, Julie Brahmer, MD, LUNGevity Hero for March 2015. Dr Brahmer is being honored for her groundbreaking work in the field of immunotherapy for lung cancer patients.

Dr. Julie Brahmer, MD, Named March LUNGevity Hero for Research in Groundbreaking Field of Immunotherapy

To kick off Women in History month, LUNGevity Foundation announces Dr. Julie Brahmer, MD, as the March LUNGevity Hero for her work in the field of...

Feb 06, 2015, 10:38 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Applauds CMS Decision for Medicare and Medicaid Coverage of High-Risk-Population CT Scans

 LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today applauded the final decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:57 ET

Major League Baseball's Winter Meeting Auction Raises Record-Breaking $176,000 for LUNGevity-Funded Lung Cancer Research

In an historic partnership for lung cancer, Major League Baseball teamed up with LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit,...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:20 ET
Screenshots of the new LUNGevity website

LUNGevity Unveils One-of-a-Kind, Comprehensive Lung Cancer Resource

Today LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer nonprofit, announced the launch of a unique and comprehensive resource for everyone...

Nov 20, 2014, 10:34 ET

Join Bret Michaels, Actor Stephen Lang, Hospitals, Doctors, and Pets across the Nation in Raising Awareness of Lung Cancer

 From the Eiffel Tower to the Washington Monument to Carolina Panthers Stadium, LUNGevity Foundation's Stop Lung Cancer wrist bands or...

Nov 11, 2014, 11:41 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Applauds CMS Decision for Medicare and Medicaid Coverage of High Risk Population CT Scans

LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today applauded the announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of their...

Nov 05, 2014, 10:17 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Issues Requests for Applications for 2015 Career Development and Team-Based Awards for Translational Research

LUNGevity has issued three Requests for Applications (RFAs) for translational research for the following awards that will be granted in 2015:...

Nov 03, 2014, 12:42 ET

LUNGevity Kicks Off Lung Cancer Awareness Month with "Change LC"

This November, LUNGevity Foundation, the premier lung cancer research foundation, kicks off Lung Cancer Awareness Month with "Change LUNG CANCER,"...

Oct 31, 2014, 11:17 ET

Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH, Is Named November LUNGevity Hero to Kick Off Lung Cancer Awareness Month

To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month, LUNGevity Foundation announces Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH, as the November LUNGevity Hero for her...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:58 ET
The crowd at LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Baltimore at Oriole Park gives a standing ovation to the lung cancer survivors in attendance (in green). (PRNewsFoto/LUNGevity Foundation)

Breathe Deep Baltimore Honoring Monica Barlow Brings Together Lung Cancer Community and Baltimore Orioles Players, Management, and Fans

LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Baltimore walk last Saturday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards was a great success, bringing together 1,020...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:34 ET

Ellen Sigal and Jeff Allen of Friends of Cancer Research Named September LUNGevity Heroes

LUNGevity Foundation announces Friends of Cancer Research Chairperson and Founder Ellen Sigal, PhD, and Executive Director Jeff Allen, PhD, as the...

Sep 02, 2014, 14:04 ET
Baltimore Orioles rightfielder Nick Markakis, in partnership with 108Stitches, is supporting LUNGevity Foundation through T-shirt sales. (PRNewsFoto/LUNGevity Foundation)

Baltimore Orioles' Nick Markakis Steps Up to Bat to Fight Lung Cancer

 On Tuesday, September 2, Baltimore Orioles rightfielder Nick Markakis will step up for lung cancer during Major League Baseball's first-ever...

Aug 28, 2014, 12:25 ET

Chris Draft Tackles Lung Cancer Like a Lineman and Earns the Title of August LUNGevity Hero

 LUNGevity Foundation announces former NFL linebacker Chris Draft as the August LUNGevity Hero for his active effort in raising awareness of...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:30 ET

FOX Sportscaster Ken Rosenthal and Baltimore Orioles Mascot Don LUNGevity Bow Ties in Tribute to Late Orioles PR Director Monica Barlow

 When the St. Louis Cardinals play the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards this Saturday, August 9, FOX sportscaster Ken Rosenthal will be...