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).


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.


6th Annual New York City Celebration of Hope Gala
November 1, 2018 – Mandarin Oriental, New York

Save the date for LUNGevity's Celebration of HOPE: NYC. More details to come.


12th Annual Austin Lone Star Huddle Up
November 10, 2018 – Austin, TX

The Rexanna Foundation is holding it's annual Lone Star Huddle Up event. There will be dinner, live music, dancing, live & silent auction, games, and more! Proceeds for this event will benefit lung cancer researach at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.


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.


IASLC Foundation Road to Hope Gala
December 8, 2018 – Denver, CO

The IASLC Foundation invites you to join us for a night to support lung cancer research in memory of John Fisher. The event will be held at the Forney Museum of Transportation and you will be able to enjoy live music, a silent auction, and a great opportunity to network. The John's Legacy Fellowship through the IASLC was conceived by Lauren Fisher in honor of her late husband.