By Juhi Kunde, Director of Patient Gateways and Science Marketing, December 13, 2022

Lung cancer risk for our military veterans is significant. This is because many smoked or had significant exposure during their service to toxic environmental hazards such as burn pits. The US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) estimates that each year, the Veterans Health Administration diagnoses and treats approximately 8,000 veterans with lung cancer.

By Juhi Kunde, Director of Patient Gateways and Science Marketing, December 6, 2022

When Sean Pitroda, MD, reached out to the Grants Office at the University of Chicago, he was looking for additional funding to continue his research into treating colorectal cancer with immunotherapy. Working with institutional grants from the university had yielded exciting findings, but he needed additional funding to continue his research.  

By Cecili Weber, Development & Foundation Content Manager, November 28, 2022

Please consider making a #GivingTuesday gift to LUNGevity Foundation! 

 LUNGevity provides education, community, and support to lung cancer survivors and their families, and invests in groundbreaking research to improve patient outcomes. This critical work is made possible thanks to our generous donors.  

Meet Emily and Stephen Huff of Franklin, TN – LUNGevity donors and advocates for the lung cancer community. 

By Dr. Amy Moore, VP, Global Engagement and Patient Partnerships, November 22, 2022

It is hard to believe that we’re already in November and celebrating Lung Cancer Awareness Month! In addition to recognizing LCAM, fall is also a good time to remind people, especially those with compromised lungs, to take action to protect their lung health.

By Chelsey Schneider, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, Oncology Dietitian, November 15, 2022

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to explore seasonal ingredients and highlight healthy holiday nutrition tips. Fall brings some of the most flavorful, colorful seasonal produce that you can incorporate into holiday dishes (or any dishes!). Seasonal foods are harvested at optimal ripeness, resulting in tastier, fresher, and typically less expensive produce.

By Cecili Weber, Development & Foundation Content Manager, November 10, 2022

LUNGevity Foundation proudly supports U.S. Veterans and recognizes the many in our community who have selflessly served. United States military members are at an increased risk for injuries and illnesses, including several types of cancer, presumably due to environmental exposures while serving.

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