Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in America,
yet gets less research funding than other major cancer groups.

You can make a difference!

Who Should Care About Lung Cancer

Anyone with lungs can develop lung cancer. It is a disease that claims more lives than breast, prostate, colon and kidney cancers COMBINED, making it the leading cause of cancer deaths. Over 158,000 lives are lost to this devastating disease each year. Despite this, lung cancer research remains underfunded. The lack ...
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Our mission is to increase public awareness and understanding about lung cancer and to promote screening and early detection in order to save lives.

Research, awareness and advocacy have been the catalyst for improvements in the screening, diagnosis and treatments of other cancers. We need to do the same for lung cancer. Research investment saves lives!

The Lung Cancer Research Council seeks to engage lung cancer survivors, family members, friends, neighbors and co-workers in SW Florida. The opportunity to partner together will help in advancing lung cancer awareness, accelerating research and improving outcomes for lung cancer patients. We are excited for you to join us! Your commitment to work with us will improve the lives of many people in our community.

Feeling Fit Articles

Ideas for Creating Awareness

Feeling Fit – November 7th 2015 Today is the SWFL Lung Cancer Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk, commemorating the start of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. I’ve worked hard all year to make this race the biggest event it can be, but as of this writing, it may turn out to be the smallest event since I started running this race in 2009. If you are reading this story, please come out to show your ...
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One Day at a Time

Feeling Fit – October 31st 2015 I’ve been campaigning as a lung cancer advocate since 2009, when I organized a run/walk to raise awareness during November, which is lung cancer awareness month. That first race was a great success, raising over $50,000 in just one day. This year I will organize my seventh race and hope to raise $70,000 when all is said and done. In the first four years the money raised by the race ...
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60th Birthday Bash

Feeling Fit – October 24, 2015 It’s official. I am now over the age of 60 and racing toward the last and best (I hope) years of my life. Yoko and I spent a very special birthday weekend at my sister’s new home outside of Philadelphia. I want to share with you some of what we did. We left from Ft. Myers on Wednesday evening and arrived in Philadelphia around mid-night. My daughter June, who lives in ...
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Clinical Trial for ALK+ Lung Cancer

This is a message from Inspire, for members of the Lung Cancer Survivors community, sent on behalf of Xcovery, a pharmaceutical company conducting a clinical research study for NSCLC. Whether you’re a ...
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Marc’s Journey with Cancer

Finding stuff out: From, I'm a huge believer that if you think about it, ask about it; and if you don't like the answer ask it in a different way. If you don't ...
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Lung Cancer Accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths.

The latest SEER data is in.  Below are some of the report highlights, the full report can be downloaded here. Lung cancer accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths. More people die from Lung Cancer each ...
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Lung Cancer Vaccine

Wait, What? Cuba Has A $1 Lung Cancer Vaccine by 'NowThis'... Cuba's fine cigars come with some fine lung cancer treatment—and America wants in on it. Click on the picture to look at this ...
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