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Mission: LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality of life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as providing community, support, and education for all those affected by the disease.

Results: Since 2002, LUNGevity has funded 115 scientific research projects at 58 institutions in 23 states. Whether we are supporting early-career scientists or established researchers, we work with top lung cancer experts to identify and fund promising and innovative research into the early detection and targeted treatment of lung cancer.

Target demographics: anyone impacted by lung cancer

Direct beneficiaries per year: people impacted by lung cancer

Geographic areas served: lung cancer research, education, information, survivorship, support, events

Programs: Research funding, education thru our comprehensive website, lung cancer 101, webinars and expert videos, Lung Cancer Support Community Message Boards, LifeLine Support Program, , online Survivor Resource Center and Caregiver Resource Center, Voices of Hope Videos, National and Regional Hope Summit survivorship conferences and a national grassroots events program.

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Board Member

Rating: 5

After my lung cancer diagnosis in October 2007, I found this forum shortly afterward. It has been a blessing in disguise! Everyone is so supportive and caring & goes above and beyond to show their concern for all it's participants. You'll find no other health forum anywhere close to this one. This was a great discovery for me & has been instrumental in my recovery process.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

Katie Brown among so many other members have helped me beyond words during my 9 month journey. I can never them enough,

Review from Guidestar

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Rating: 1

Lungivity came along at the perfect time for me when I was dealing with my husband's lung cancer. The support and encouragement I got from this group was amazing. Even now, after eight months of his passing I "know" I can always count on these wonderful people. God Bless each and everyone one of them.