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 160,000 lives are lost to this devastating disease each year. Despite this, lung cancer research remains underfunded. The ...
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2015/2016 Sponsors Needed

Lung Cancer is the leading cause of death in Florida. Your generous support as a sponsor for our organization and the Nov. 7th SW Florida Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & the Mile of Memories Walk, makes a significant contribution to increasing lung cancer education and awareness - and raising funds ...
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Our mission is to increase public awareness and understanding about lung cancer, support programs for early detection and treatment.

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.

Upcoming Events


2015 SW Florida 5K Run/Walk & Mile of Memories Walk

Join us for the SW Florida Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & Mile of Memories Memorial Walk presented by South Florida ...
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Saving Lives, Preventing Radon-Induced Lung Cancer

This is a FREE webinar on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 1 PM to 2 PM (Eastern) Featured speaker: Yngrid ...
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Madisen’s Match!

October 27, 2014 - September 18, 2015 Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a free ticket to ...
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11th Annual Uncork the Cure Wine Tasting

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 Tampa, FL For more information or to register click here. Join the Krewe of Zingaro as ...
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Susan G. Komen Dine Out for the Cure

July 30, 2015 Escape your kitchen on July 30th and dine out at one of the participating Dine Out for ...
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Don’t Live with Lung Cancer Alone

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