6 Ways to Make a Difference this November

2018-10-31T14:36:36-05:00October 31st, 2018|Events, Hot Topics|

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is fast approaching with just two weeks until November! This is the time of year when our community comes together to raise awareness, educate and spread hope. There are lots of ways to get involved and make a difference. See which one makes sense for you! Attend an Awareness Event– Our signature Shine a Light on Lung Cancer events take place during November in over 200 healthcare facilities across the country. These events bring the lung [...]

An Unexpected Path

2018-09-11T17:12:25-05:00September 11th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Shanen M. Sherrer, PhD By Shanen M. Sherrer, PhD Shanen M. Sherrer, PhD, is the Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, St. Mary’s College of Maryland. We interviewed Dr. Sherrer to find out about her career as a cancer researcher, how attending a Shine A Light event impacted her work and what’s on the horizon in lung cancer research. Q: What attracted you to the field of cancer research? A: I always knew that I [...]

Host a Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Event this November!

2018-06-27T14:56:06-05:00June 26th, 2018|Events, Hot Topics|

It's that time of year again! Time to start planning your Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event! This year marks the 10th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event! With Shine a Light, healthcare facilities celebrate and remember survivors, caregivers and all individuals who have been impacted by the disease. Events feature talks on treatment innovations from leading lung cancer experts and personal stories from survivors and caregivers, as well as time to connect with other attendees. Shine a [...]

What Type of Volunteer Are You?

2018-05-04T15:25:01-05:00May 4th, 2018|Hot Topics|

It’s not a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to getting involved in the fight against lung cancer. Below are the four most popular types of volunteers we see and opportunities that apply to each. What kind are you? The Newbie There is never a bad time to join the fight against lung cancer. Start today with these easy actions. Join the movement - Sign up for our Weekly Breather newsletter featuring the latest news, treatment approvals, research breakthroughs, events, resources [...]

November is Just the Beginning

2018-03-21T21:05:02-05:00December 7th, 2017|Hot Topics, News|

LCAM 2017 This November was the most impactful Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM) to date! With your efforts, time and ongoing support we were able to reach more people, raise more awareness and ignite more change than ever before. Thanks to all those who came out to an LCAM event. Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, the largest coordinated lung cancer event, spanned across 167 hospitals nationwide with about 8,350 attendees, while volunteer-driven fundraisers raised over $4,000. The online community [...]