Patient Resources

Advocacy Events

#LCSM Chat
Every other Thursday 2018 – Online

The #LCSM community fosters social media collaboration among lung cancer patients, caregivers, family members, advocates, healthcare providers researchs and charities. #LCSM Chats occur on Twitter every other Thursday at 8 PM Eastern Time (5 PM Pacific).


10th Anniversary National Advocacy Summit
July 10 - 12, 2018 – Washington, DC

Join other patients, survivors, caregivers and loved ones, healthcare professionals and advocates this July to amplify the national call for lung cancer research, early detection and access to high quality of care. The low-cost, conference registration fee of $75 includes one day of sessions, one day on Capitol Hill, materials and meals during the conference. Event registration will close June 8th.


19th World Conference on Lung Cancer
September 23 - 26, 2018 – Toronto, Canada

The World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. More than 7,000 delegates comes from more than 100 countries to discuss the latest developments in thoracic malignancy research. Attendees include surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, basic research scientists, nurses and allied health professionals, advocates, caregivers, and patients. To view details on Travel Awards offered for this meeting, click HERE.


10th Annual Fall Conrt
October 23, 2018 – Watertown, MA

Using performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research. Renowned vocalists, Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, Michael Hammond, and Paula Markowicz with Music Director Tim Evans, gather to celebrate music legends. Barbara Steisand, Bette Midler and Bernadette Peters. Not only will this be an unforgettable and high-spirited evening, but proceeds will be invested in early detection lung cancer research in partnership with LUNGevity Foundation.


National Screening and Care Conference
November 29-30, 2018 – Washington, DC

Lung Cancer Alliance's Collaborating for Improved Screening and Care Conference will bring together 200 healthcare professionals from medical facilities across the country leading the effort to implement responsible lung cancer screening in a continuum of care. This one of a kind conference is designed for healthcare professionals including nurses, nurse navigators, physician's assistants, physicians and other clinical or support staff involved in lung cancer screening and treatment programs.