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LUNGevity News

Jill Feldman, who lost five close relatives to lung cancer, was an early advocate for lung cancer research. Then she was diagnosed with lung cancer … and still sees herself as the “story of hope.” Watch to find out why.

Donations to LUNGevity help provide support services to people like Jill, as well as funding for research projects to get the science from the lab to the patient faster. Because of this cutting-edge research, and the donors who support it, there is hope.

Deaths vs dollars of federal funding

Featured Event

Breathe Deep Philadelphia

Join us for Breathe Deep Philadelphia on Saturday, September 27, at the Piazza at Schmidts. Help us raise funds for lifesaving research, education, and support!

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LUNGevity Hero

LUNGevity Heroes: Ellen Sigal, Jeff Allen

heroes-sept-2014.jpgFriends of Cancer Research Founder and Chairperson Ellen Sigal, PhD, and Executive Director Jeff Allen, PhD, are LUNGevity Heroes for their groundbreaking approach to clinical trials.

Featured Researcher

Lecia SequistDr. Lecia Sequist

Dr. Sequist is studying how drug resistance to targeted therapy occurs and how to prevent it.

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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Breathe Deep Philadelphia
Saturday, September 27
Philadelphia, PA

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Sunday, October 12
Chicago, IL

Breathe Deep Albany
Sunday, October 12
Loudonville, NY

Celebration of Hope
Wednesday, October 15
New York, NY

Musical Celebration of Hope
Friday, October 24
Washington, DC

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