Posts in the “Awareness Awareness” category:

Pucker up! The #redlipstickselfie is about to blow up

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 12th, 2014 |

Gals, it’s time to reach for the red lippy because the #redlipstickselfie is the newest bandwagon we’re about to jump on – and rightly so, because the goal is to raise money for a lung cancer charity. The #redlipstickselfie has raised just over £1,110 since it was set up in April. In the last week, […]

Jewel Releases New Song To Raise Awareness Of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 4th, 2014 |

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel has unveiled a new song, “Sing On,” in support of LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. LUNG FORCE is a national movement led by the American Lung Association in partnership with national presenting sponsor CVS Caremark. […]

Pizza and beer ‘blast’ raises money for lung cancer research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 27th, 2014 |

A Pizza and Beer Blast — a benefit for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation — begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 30, at the Wilton Riding Club on Riding Club Road. The event is hosted by Cathy Parese and Tricia Hartner, both lung cancer survivors from Wilton. “There are so many people […]

Former Prince George’s Co. Executive Dying from Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 20th, 2014 |

Date: 5/20/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS Washington D.C. Author: No author http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/upper-marlboro/2014/05/20/wayne-curry-terminal-lung-caner/9359397/ Follow link above to watch video UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) — Some of you may not know the name Wayne Curry. Previously serving as the top political post of executives in Prince George’s County, Curry is credited with transforming the county, bringing in […]

‘Try to fear less’: Cancer survivor chronicles year of treatment in video diary

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 18th, 2014 |

Date: 5/18/14 Outlet Full Name: Today Health Author: Marisa Kabas http://www.today.com/health/try-fear-less-cancer-survivor-chronicles-year-treatment-video-diary-2D79678051 Jennifer Glass can be defined in many ways: wife, stepmom, public relations pro, writer, poet. But in recent years she’s tacked on a few more credentials: Lung cancer patient. Lung cancer survivor. And, thanks to her project “A Photo a Day — One Year […]

Woman Takes a Photo a Day for a Year to Document Battle Against Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: People.com Author: Nate Jones http://www.people.com/article/jennifer-glass-cancer-photos Four months into her marriage, Jennifer Glass received devastating news: A lump in her neck turned out to be stage IV lung cancer, with a five-year survival rate of five percent. “I’ve always thought of myself as a top-of-my-lungs type of girl, yet that’s the […]

Why Valerie Harper and Kellie Pickler are Teaming Up

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS News Author: Lauren Moraski http://www.cbsnews.com/news/valerie-harper-and-kellie-pickler-join-forces-for-lung-cancer/ In early 2013, doctors told Valerie Harper she probably only had a few months to live. The actress, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009, had experienced a major setback: Doctors discovered the cancer had metastasized to her brain. Now more than a […]

Women’s Lung Health Week Launches

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: WDTV 5 News Author: Jared Pelletier http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=view&section=5-News&item=Womens-Lung-Health-Week-Launches-15969 This week the American Lung association launched its first ever National Women’s Lung Health Week with the purpose of raising awareness for females. Currently in the United State a woman dies every seven and a half minutes from lung cancer, but experts claim […]

10 YEAR SURVIVOR OF NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER RELEASES SHORT DOCUMENTARY TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HOPE

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 14th, 2014 |

RICHARD’S RAYS OF HOPE Strives To “Turn A Negative Into A Positive” For immediate release Contact: Richard Heimler 201-248-3758 richadam1@hotmail.com Richard Heimler is among the small percentage of people with lung cancer who are beating the odds. To celebrate his decade of survival, Heimler has produced a 7 minute documentary called RICHARD’S RAYS OF HOPE […]

Lung Cancer Not on Many Women’s Radar: Survey

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 13th, 2014 |

Date: 5/13/14 Outlet Full Name: Philly Author: Amy Norton http://www.philly.com/philly/health/topics/HealthDay687757_20140513_Lung_Cancer_Not_on_Many_Women_s_Radar__Survey.html U.S. women still see breast cancer as a bigger killer than lung cancer, despite the fact that lung cancer kills more Americans each year — women and men — than any other cancer. That’s one of the findings from a new American Lung Association (ALA) […]