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Lynn Shih, a nurse who was used to being a caregiver herself, was diagnosed with NSCL in 2011. She advises others newly diagnosed with lung cancer to gather all the support that they can, from anyone with whom they feel comfortable sharing their story. Having lung cancer "...just makes me more of an advocate...to really get the word out there and make people aware."

Donations to LUNGevity help provide support services to people like Lynn, as well as funding for translational lung cancer research projects to get the science from the lab to the patient faster. To date, LUNGevity has supported 100 projects at 56 institutions in 23 states.

Because of this cutting-edge research, and the donors who support it, there is hope.

LUNGevity Hero

LUNGevity Hero: Bonnie J. Addario

Bonnie J. AddarioBonnie has not only tackled her own lung cancer, but has helped others by raising money for research and providing support and advocacy.

Podcasts, Videos, and Webinars

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Immunotherapy: A New HopeTM

Learn about immunotherapy treatments for those diagnosed with NSCLC in this new animated video created by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer in a unique partnership with LUNGevity and others.

Featured Researcher

Frank SlackDr. Frank Slack

Dr. Slack is studying sections of DNA that could be used as targets for personalized treatment.

Survivor Tips

9 Steps for UV Safety

Make sure you manage the summer sun safely this year! Here are some tips to help you avoid dangerous overexposure.

 

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