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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...

Jul 10, 2014, 09:07 ET

LUNGevity Names Bonnie Addario July LUNGevity Hero

 LUNGevity Foundation announces Bonnie J. Addario, a tenacious lung cancer survivor and advocate, as the July LUNGevity Hero for her work in...

Jul 09, 2014, 12:43 ET

LUNGevity Foundation, Lung Cancer Research Foundation, and Melanoma Research Alliance join forces in first-ever research collaboration

LUNGevity Foundation today announced a partnership with the Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Melanoma Research Alliance to co-fund new...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:24 ET

Zeynep Gumus, Abhijit Patel, And Kimberly Rieger-Christ Receive LUNGevity Foundation 2014 Early Detection Awards For Lung Cancer Research

 LUNGevity Foundation today announced the 2014 recipients of its Early Detection Award for Translational Lung Cancer Research. LUNGevity...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:19 ET

Alberto Chiappori, Julien Sage, And E. Alejandro Sweet-Cordero Receive LUNGevity Foundation 2014 Targeted Therapeutics Awards For Lung Cancer Research

LUNGevity Foundation today announced the 2014 awardees of its Targeted Therapeutics for Translational Lung Cancer Research program. LUNGevity's...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:12 ET

Patrick Forde, Christine Lovly, And John Poirier Receive LUNGevity Foundation 2014 Career Development Awards For Lung Cancer Research

LUNGevity Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2014 Career Development Awards for Translational Research. The Foundation's goal for the...

Jun 13, 2014, 17:42 ET
Richard Heimler, June LUNGevity Hero (PRNewsFoto/LUNGevity Foundation)

Richard Heimler Honored as June LUNGevity Hero

LUNGevity Foundation announces Richard Heimler, seven-time lung cancer survivor and father of two, as the June LUNGevity Hero for his advocacy and...

May 06, 2014, 16:08 ET

LUNGevity Foundation's Hope Month Celebrates Progress in Fight against Lung Cancer

 LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, commemorates May, Lung Cancer Hope Month, as a time to celebrate the hope...

May 02, 2014, 13:52 ET

LUNGevity Foundation President Comments on Yesterday's CMS Decision against Covering CT Scans

LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today commented on the Medicare panel decision against funding for CT scans. Ms. Ferris said,...