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Jul 06, 2015, 13:22 ET

Janet Freeman-Daily Named July LUNGevity Hero

Today LUNGevity Foundation named Janet Freeman-Daily, stage IV lung cancer survivor, e-patient, speaker, and award-winning lung cancer blogger, the...

Jun 11, 2015, 13:47 ET
FOX Sportscaster Ken Rosenthal and Baltimore Orioles mascot, the Oriole Bird, wore the LUNGevity bow tie to raise awareness of lung cancer last year - and will do so again this Saturday!

FOX Sportscaster Ken Rosenthal and Oriole Bird Mascot to Wear Special LUNGevity Bow Tie in Honor of Monica Barlow

The Oriole Bird mascot and FOX Sportscaster Ken Rosenthal will wear signature blue LUNGevity bow ties for the June 13 Baltimore Orioles vs. New...

Jun 03, 2015, 16:38 ET
Dr. Pierre Massion of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, June LUNGevity Hero

Dr. Pierre Massion of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Named June LUNGevity Hero

LUNGevity Foundation announces world-renowned lung cancer expert Dr. Pierre Massion, MD, as the June LUNGevity Hero in recognition of his...

May 20, 2015, 16:07 ET

Dr. Avrum Spira, LUNGevity Scientific Advisor, Co-Develops Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

 A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine led by a member of the LUNGevity Scientific Advisory Board has validated a new tool...

May 06, 2015, 17:08 ET

Survivors, Researchers, Advocates Celebrate Research Progress at LUNGevity National HOPE Summit

LUNGevity hosted its fifth annual National HOPE Summit in Washington, DC, to celebrate the extraordinary research changing outcomes for the lung...

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...