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Phone: 608-233-7905
222 N. Midvale Blvd.
Suite 6

Madison
Wisconsin 53705
USA
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Geographic areas served: USA

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Research Grants & Career Development Awards

 

Our organization has been funding novel lung cancer researchsince 2005. In 2009, we will be funding a total of six research grants: Fourgrants to young investigators for any facet of lung cancer research; one grantfor lung cancer survivorship research; and one grant for lung cancer nursingresearch. We are partnering with several organizations to ensure success ofthese programs, including the LUNGevity Foundation, the Lance ArmstrongFoundation, and the Oncology Nursing Society.

 

Living with a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

 

We created a patient resource handbook on lung cancer fornewly diagnosed lung cancer patients, their family members, friends and healthcare providers. The handbook is brief and to the point, yet informative, and fitsinside someone's purse or small bag. The purpose of the handbook is to educatepatients, in lay terms, about: - types of lung cancer and staging -treatments for lung cancer, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy andtargeted agents - possible side effects of treatment - a description ofthe clinical trials process and how participation may make additionaltreatments available, and - support services available

 

Video on clinical trials participation

 

Stories of Strength: Making the Decision to Enter a LungCancer Clinical Trial, is an educational video is designed to de-mystify theclinical trials process for lung cancer patients, with the aim of encouraging greaterparticipation in trials. The intent of the video was to be a resource forphysicians to show to their patients on-site, however, many physicians haverequested enough quantities to provide single copies to each of their patients.Individual patients have also been requesting the resource, with the demand sogreat that a second printing was required only six months after the programbegan. This patient

 

Free to BreatheTM

 

The Free to BreatheTM 5K lung cancer run/walks are the onlybranded, nationwide, community events for lung cancer. The purpose of the Freeto BreatheTM run/walks are to raise awareness of this nation's top cancerkiller in communities where patients and their families live and work, whileraising needed funds for lung cancer research, awareness, and educationprograms.

 

National Lung Cancer Partnership Annual Meeting

 

The National Lung Cancer Partnership Annual Meeting providesa forum for clinical experts and community oncologists, nurses, pharmacists andother healthcare professionals, and patients and patient advocates to discusscurrent and evolving therapies in the screening, diagnosis, and management ofpatients with lung cancer. Discussion includes topics relevant to recentadvances important to patients with lung cancer. Speakers includeinternationally renowned clinicians and scientists. The conference allowscommunity practitioners to discuss ideas and treatments with these experts.Attendees are encouraged to participate in panel discussions through questionand answer periods in the live activity.

Mission:
The mission of the National Lung Cancer Partnership is to decrease deaths due to lung cancer, and help patients live longer and better, through research, awareness, and advocacy.

We will accomplish the above mission by:
  • Raising awareness of the deadly impact of lung cancer upon both women and men

  • Increasing funding for lung cancer research

  • Improving patient care by educating and empowering patients and healthcare professionals

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10/24/12
I am actually a Board Member of the PA Lung Cancer Partnership which is a state chapter of the larger National LCP. We/they are raising money for research to lick lung cancer. Some of the money goes to research goals like find a cure, find a screening, build awareness and give people hope where ... more »
07/02/11
This is my 5th year of advocating for the National Lung Cancer Partnership. I randomly participated in their Free to Breathe walk in Philadelphia back in 2007 because I wanted to start giving back to the community. Then the hammer was dropped the next day when i found out that my cousin back home ... more »
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05/07/11
As an advocate and donor, I am impressed with the Partnership's quality and quantity of resources. As an advocate, they ensure you have the knowledge base and activation tools to to become an effective advocate. Their organization is led by Dr. Joan Schiller, a leading oncologist. Not only is she... more »
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