Tag: lung cancer awareness

Lung Cancer Stigma’s Harmful Consequences

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Despite increased awareness around lung cancer in recent years, the stigma associated with the disease remains an issue for the lung cancer community. Beyond the known psychosocial issues associated with this stigma, our research has revealed that both patients and oncologists feel that the stigma can actually affect the level […]

Going the Extra Mile: Jason’s Story

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Losing a loved one to lung cancer is a pain that no one should have to experience. After Jason’s mother passed away from lung cancer in May 2018, he committed to doing something positive in her honor. On November 3, he’ll be running in the 2019 New York City Marathon as […]

Join Our $20 Million By 2020 Campaign to Restore Full Funding for Lung Cancer Research!

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Through consistent advocacy efforts, GO2­ Foundation (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance) established the Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, administered by the Department of Defense with federal appropriations of $20 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. LCRP has been underfunded the past 10 years, below […]

We Will Get It Done Together.

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Dear Friends, It has been one week since we announced our merger forming the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer and shared how this new powerhouse will transform the future of lung cancer. We continue to be overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and enthusiasm and want to personally express our […]

116th Congress and Lung Cancer

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By Elridge Proctor, MPA, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy It’s hard sometimes to imagine that the actions of one person, or even the coordinated actions of small groups like ours, can effect change in Washington. But I’m writing to tell you it’s true: we can put a face […]