LUNGevity Foundation is the nation’s leading lung cancer organization focused on improving outcomes for people with lung cancer through research, policy initiatives, education, support, and engagement for patients, survivors, and caregivers. LUNGevity seeks to make an immediate impact on quality of life and survivorship for everyone touched by the disease—while promoting health equity by addressing disparities throughout the care continuum. LUNGevity works tirelessly to advance research into early detection and more effective treatments, provide information and educational tools to empower patients and their caregivers, promote impactful public policy initiatives, and amplify the patient voice through research and engagement. The organization provides an active community for patients and survivors—and those who help them live longer and better lives.

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Latest from LUNGevity

More Than a Career: Lung Cancer Advocate Turns Passion Into Action

November 07, 2021

Upal Basu Roy has a true gift of being able to think from his heart. He educates the patient community, helps patients navigate the fragmented system, fights for drug access issues in other countries, addresses disparities and supports patient-driven initiatives in research and advocacy.

9/11 and Cancer: Health Impacts Remain 20 Years Later

September 07, 2021

Soon after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Judy Meyers returned to work in Manhattan, despite the terrible air quality. Years later, she was diagnosed with lung cancer, which is directly related to being in New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the Twin Towers.

Quelling COVID-19 and Cancer Fears

April 25, 2021

As part of its “Speaking Out” video series, CURE® spoke with Katie Brown from LUNGevity about challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic — including delays in screening — and resources to help patients through these trying times.