Patient Resources

Advocacy Events

World Cancer Day - February 4, 2017

Hosting Organization: Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

World Cancer Day is this Saturday, February 4. The primary goal of the day is to get "as many people around the goal to talk about cancer" on Feb. 4. The official website for the campaign includes a variety of materials to help you take part and show your support. Lets make an impact this week for all dealing with the burden of cancer.

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Hosting Organization: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)


Event: Patient Advocacy Breakfast Series

The IASLC Patient Advocate Breakfast series is a series of meetings between IASLC staff and survivors/patient advocates. We foster an open dialogue to find opportunities for collaboration and to improve the experiences and involvement of survivors and patient advocates in IASLC activities.  These meetings are scheduled once a month. 

Please contact Kristin Richeimer ( if you are interested in being a featured guest, or if you would like to attend any of the monthly meetings occurring at our headquarters location in Aurora, Colorado.

Hosting Organization: Patients Rising

Event: Right Patient, Right Treatment, Right Now

Patients Rising is headed to St. Louis on October 19 to host our latest "Right Patient, Right Treatment, Right Now" event focused on non-small cell lung cancer. As part of our "Voices of Value" series, our goal is to provide a forum for patients to share their stories about the importance of accessing life-saving treatments. 


Hosting Organization: GRACE

Event: 2016 Targeted Therapies in Lung Cancer Patient Forum

A forum designed for patients and caregivers.


Every Month

Across the US
Coast-to-coast, LUNGevity has the largest national network of grassroots events aimed at raising money for life-saving lung cancer research and creating awareness about the disease.


Hosting Organization: Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF)

Event: Your Next Step is the Cure
  • San Francisco, CA - (9/25/2016)
  • Philadelphia, PA - (10/2/2016)
  • Spartanburg, SC - (11/5/2016)

These events raise much-needed funds for the patient services and clinical research projects of the Lung Cancer Foundation, but they also provide fun, family-friendly activities, including a kid’s dash, face painting, music, 5K event awards and more.

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Event: 11th Annual Simply the Best Dinner & Gala

Held annually in the Fall, this elegant evening features delectable food and wine, unique silent and live auction items, live music and dancing and the chance to visit with friends and make new ones. The event is a celebration of survivors, of hope and determination and an opportunity to honor those dedicated physicians and clinicians who are “Simply the Best” because of their work fighting Lung Cancer.

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Event: Lung Cancer Living Room Bring Hope Home - A Patient Education and Support Series:
  • October 18, 2016 Topic: Is Cancer just Cancer? Looking through the Lens of Molecular Biology; Speaker: TBD
  • November 15, 2016 Topic: Global Connections - The World Coming Together; Speaker: TBD
  • December 20, 2016 Topic: Patient Roundtable and Holiday Celebration; Speaker: TBD

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