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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,...

May 01, 2014, 18:28 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Applauds FDA Approval of Zykadia™ (ceritinib) as Additional Tool in Arsenal for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

LUNGevity Foundation applauds the FDA approval of Zykadia™ for the subset of anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) patients with...

May 01, 2014, 13:43 ET
The Bauer Family lemonade stand (PRNewsFoto/LUNGevity Foundation)

Bauer Family Honored as May LUNGevity Hero

 LUNGevity Foundation announces the Bauer family of Shaker Heights, Ohio – Harriet and her children, seventh grader Greta and fourth...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:14 ET

Monica Barlow, Lung Cancer Advocate and Former PR Director for the Baltimore Orioles, Honored as April's LUNGevity Hero

 LUNGevity Foundation announces Monica Barlow, formerly director of public relations for the Baltimore Orioles, as the April...

Mar 14, 2014, 11:58 ET

Authors Dr. Lynne Eldridge and David Tabatsky to speak at LUNGevity's Fourth Annual Lung Cancer Survivorship Summit

LUNGevity Foundation is inviting lung cancer patients/survivors from across the nation to register for the fourth annual national LUNGevity HOPE...

Mar 04, 2014, 12:10 ET

LUNGevity Heroes Program to Celebrate Advocates in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

The LUNGevity Foundation announces the LUNGevity Heroes program, a monthly honor recognizing individuals or organizations whose advocacy...

Mar 03, 2014, 13:53 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Receives Major Grant for Education Initiative

 LUNGevity Foundation is honored to announce a grant of $250,000 from Bristol-Myers Squibb for the development of educational materials on...

Feb 05, 2014, 10:31 ET

LUNGevity Foundation Announces Additions to Scientific Advisory Board

New Members Contribute Expertise and Vision to LUNGevity's Research Program  LUNGevity Foundation, one of the nation's premier lung...