7 ways you can raise lung cancer awareness and funding in November
Help Lung Cancer Foundation of America raise awareness by trying one or more of the suggestions below.
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness month this November, take these simple steps to share these Lung Cancer “By the Numbers” facts. Don’t miss these easy to share important awareness facts. Download LCFA’s Lung Cancer “By the Numbers” Infographic.
Wear the lung cancer ribbon during Lung Cancer Awareness Month
What is the ribbon color for lung cancer? A pearl or white color ribbon represents lung cancer awareness, but LCFA invites you to be creative this Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Paint your nails white, wear a white shirt and pearls, or wear a ribbon all November long.
Not crafty? Shop for awareness ribbons through AmazonSmile, that will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to LCFA – sign in and choose Lung Cancer Foundation of America.
Donate to lung cancer research
Lung Cancer Foundation of America (LCFA) is committed to funding “best in science” research that will have the largest possible positive impact on lung cancer patients. Help LCFA fund the next group of lung cancer research grants.
It’s easy to make a donation or start fundraising for LCFA – choose your favorite way:
Make a secure online donation in just minutes.Make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to fund a lung cancer researcher
Create a Facebook fundraiser.Start a fundraiser for LCFA on Facebook and request that your friends and family members contribute to lung cancer research. Facebook Fundraisers also take no fee on donations made, meaning every penny you earn on behalf of LCFA is donated to lung cancer research grants.
Text a donation. Text LCAM to 41444 to make a secure one-time or monthly donation conveniently from your cell phone. (Msg & Data rates may apply.)
Share important awareness facts on your social media.
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness month, this November share important lung cancer information about screening and biomarker testing with friends and family.
We made it easy for you to post, tweet or send with downloadable images and important facts about lung cancer awareness.
Fewer than 1 in 7 lung cancer patients will be diagnosed in the earliest stage, when the disease is most treatable. Screening for lung cancer for high-risk individuals using low-dose CT scans can lead to the earlier detection of lung cancer and save lives.
Lung Cancer Screening
“Thanks to advances in lung cancer research, those who have an identified biomarker who are treated with a targeted therapy, that 5-year survival rate rises to 60%.” – Dr. Osarogiagabon, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN
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about biomarker testing
Use these lung cancer awareness month resources to get the message out any way you can – post, tweet, and email everyone about the need for more lung cancer research.
DOWNLOAD LCFA’s Awareness Resource Kit: (emails, posts, and images in a zipped file)
Share a #LivingWithLungCancer story.
Lung cancer survivors are a small and very special group. They might have been diagnosed at different stages and at different ages. Their lung cancers might have different biomarkers. But the theme that runs through each of these stories is hope.
To celebrate Lung Cancer Awareness Month, meet these 5 lung cancer survivors who have shared their stories with Lung Cancer Foundation of America.
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Get the latest news throughout the year – learn about lung cancer research and how research breakthroughs have made it possible for people to be #LivingWithLungCancer.
Listen, subscribe, and share the First 7 Days podcast episodes.
The Hope With Answers: Living With Lung Cancer podcast is a resource for patients and their families to learn more about living with lung cancer. Experts and lung cancer survivors weigh in on the latest treatments and research in an effort to find new ways of managing the disease. The series, The First 7 Days, provides important information and resourcess to consider when diagnosed with lung cancer.
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Share some exciting new areas of lung cancer research
In the last 5-10 years, there have been major discoveries in the early detection and treatment of lung cancer.
Lung cancer is a leading focus in many of these new and exciting areas of research. Read about 5 exciting areas of lung cancer research that bring new hope to lung cancer patients.
Use the share icons on any page of LCFA’s website to share pages or articles on your favorite social media platform.