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Amgen Joins National Cancer Institute, Other Companies On Lung-MAP Project

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 16th, 2014 |

Amgen announced that it will collaborate with the National Cancer Institute and other public and private sector partners on the Lung Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), a clinical trial program that will use biomarker-driven research and genomic profiling to match squamous cell lung cancer patients to investigational treatments based on their individual cancer profiles. In the U.S., […]

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 […]

Join our Grow for the Cure Campaign this Father’s Day!

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Posted by Samantha Powell on May 27th, 2014 |

What is “Grow for the Cure”? Grow for the Cure is a unique website where volunteers register to grow facial hair and people can donate money to their favorite beard style. The brave volunteer will shave his beard to the winning style at the end of his campaign. Grow for the Cure is an affiliate […]

Gibson Wagner of Orange is the ‘Montage Everyday Hero’ for February

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 28th, 2014 |

Date: 3/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Orange County Register Author: Samantha Dunn http://www.ocregister.com/articles/wagner-607381-cancer-lung.html Gibson Wagner, 13, of Orange is the “Montage Everyday Hero” for February. Wagner was a toddler when his father died of lung cancer. To honor his father’s memory and to raise awareness about this common form of cancer, Wagner has raised funds for […]

Runners take ‘Next Step’ to cure lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 24th, 2014 |

Date: 3/24/14 Outlet Full Name: The Columbus Dispatch Author: N/A http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/24/runners-take-next-step-to-cure-lung-cancer.html Running helped keep participants warm during yesterday’s Your Next Step is the Cure event at Fred Beekman Park on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The 5-kilometer course welcomed both runners and walkers on a chilly early spring afternoon. The charity event raised money for […]

UC Berkeley Students, Bay Area Locals Run in 5th Annual Jog for Jill

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 18th, 2014 |

Date: 3/18/14 Outlet Full Name: The Daily Californian Author: Becca Benham http://www.dailycal.org/2014/03/18/uc-berkeley-hosts-5th-annual-jog-jill-run/ On Sunday, more than 600 UC Berkeley students and other Bay Area locals participated in the fifth annual Jog for Jill run to honor lung cancer victim and UC Berkeley alumna Jillian Costello and to raise money for lung cancer research. Hosted by […]

Run Amuck With the Duck Gains Celebrity Support

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 6th, 2014 |

Date: 3/6/14 Outlet Full Name: The Gainesville Sun Author: Kristine Crane http://www.gainesville.com/article/20140306/ARTICLES/140309756/-1/news?Title=Run-Amuck-with-the-Duck-gains-celebrity-support Gainesville’s annual 5-kilometer race dubbed “Run Amuck with the Duck” to support lung cancer research has a well-known face behind it this year. For lovers of the 1980s television sitcom “Laverne and Shirley,” Penny Marshall, cast as Laverne, is a household name. She’s […]

Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 20th, 2014 |

News Headline: Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer Date: 2/20/14 Outlet Full Name: Cal Alumni Association Author: Martin Snapp http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2014-02-20/jogs-jill-runs-honoring-late-cal-coxswain-net-500000-combat More than 1,200 runners, walkers, strollers and joggers are expected to gather next month for the fifth annual Jog For Jill, a 5-K course around UC Berkeley’s […]

Phoenix Lung Cancer Event Hits Close to Home for Former NFL Player Hank Baskett

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Phoenix Lung Cancer Event Hits Close to Home for Former NFL Player Hank Baskett Date: 2/7/14 Outlet Full Name: KTAR Arizona Author: Clayton Klapper http://ktar.com/22/1698881/Phoenix-lung-cancer-event-hits-close-to-home-for-former-NFL-player-Hank-Baskett Former NFL player Hank Baskett III is partnering with a local foundation to host a lung cancer walk and 5K race Sunday. Money raised at the Feb. 9 […]

Run Amuck with the Duck Brings Attention to Non-Smoking Women with Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2013 | No comments

Kristine Crane /March 7, 2013 Many people in their 20s are too busy complaining about their parents to think about what it would be like to lose them. But for Ginny Lawrimore, 29, of Gainesville, that message hit home when her mother, Janet, was diagnosed two years ago with non-small-cell lung cancer. Lawrimore found a […]