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 and GOAL

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

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2015 SW Florida 5K Run/Walk & Mile of Memories Walk
Nov. 7th

Join us for the SW Florida Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & Mile of Memories Memorial Walk presented by South Florida ...
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Madisen’s Match!
Oct. 27th, 2014 – Sept. 18, 2015

October 27, 2014 - September 18, 2015 Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a free ticket to ...
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2nd Annual Pay It Forward Lung Cancer
Oct. 2nd, 12 PM – 4 PM

Guardians of Hope Saves Lives! The employees of the Hampton Inn of Port Charlotte along with friends and family created ...
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CME Advanced Laboratory Testing Across Cancer Types
Oct. 3rd, 8:45 AM-3:45 PM

Renaissance Asheville Hotel, North Carolina View:   Flyer  ~  Brochure  ~  Website Across malignancies, targeted therapies have revolutionized cancer care with ...
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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 ...
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