Mike Magerko was a five-year lung cancer survivor. Originally given just three weeks to live after his small cell lung cancer diagnosis, he was nicknamed “Miracle Mike” when he responded well to his treatment. Mike’s philosophy for himself and others living with lung cancer was that life is precious and to enjoy every minute. Drink that milkshake!
LUNGevity funds support 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.
Our HOPE Summits are informative, inspiring conferences for lung cancer survivors – anyone who has ever been diagnosed with lung cancer of any stage, in or out of active treatment. Space is limited and registration is required.
Browse our collection of podcasts of past webinars profiling a variety of current lung cancer research topics. Listen to the experts explain their work and answer questions. Click here.
Dr. Tennis's studies, focusing on reducing lung cancer risk, demonstrate her promise as a successful lung cancer researcher.
Healthful eating, ongoing self-education, physician-approved exercise, and socialization are important steps you can take to maintain overall positive health.