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LUNGevity Social Media Summary

December 2011-January 2012

Here is a review of some key stories and links that were featured on our social media sites:

· FREE Webinar: Dr. Jared Weiss 2011 Highlights in Lung Cancer, 1/19/12 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageSe ... s_webinars

· Another Uncommon and Potentially Important Therapeutic Target in Lung Cancer http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/01/02/he ... ng-cancer/

· LUNGevity continues to expand! Read more. http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... 32012.html

· Breathe Deep Bloomsbury (NJ): in memory of Roberta Crisman

Saturday, April 21, 2012 http://events.lungevity.org/site/TR?fr_id=3190&pg=entry

· Check your state to see if they are offering a free radon testing kit. http://www.ktvn.com/story/16440795/janu ... s.facebook

· The Breathe Deep / Agape Danceathon (NY)

Please join us for a great night, with DJ Blanc, Anthony Granata, Atone & True spinning dance & house music all night long! http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... athon.html

· “Research allows me to give hope to my patients and show them what might be possible." ~Dr Lecia Sequist. (read more) http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... quist.html

· Human breath may help doctors test for lung cancer http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?sectio ... id=8482660

· Childbirth and Lung Cancer Risk. Read More http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2011/12/2 ... r-risk.htm

· The best Christmas present Paddington Bear could wish for: Wife of creator Michael Bond is given the all-clear from lung cancer Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z1ih0bBi39

· Do you have experience with care giving during the holidays? Read this latest blog post and share your tips with us! http://blog.lungevity.org/2011/12/22/ca ... -holidays/

· Reposted from JanetB:

5 years ago TODAY a doctor told me I had less than a year to live. HA!!

· MORE inspiration today: Meet DonnaG. She's been a friend of LUNGevity's LCSC for 9 years now! She was diagnosed December 1997. She celebrates 14 years cancer-free this month! http://lungevity.org/l_community/viewto ... f47&t=9092

· How about some MORE hopeful news this holiday season? On THIS very day, 4 years ago, Bud became a 4 year survivor! As of his last scan- he is still cancer free.

· Wonderful news to share.

After seven weeks on his latest treatment, Matt E, stage IV lung cancer survivor, just let us know that he is now NED (no evidence of disease). We are SO happy for you Matt!! http://blog.lungevity.org/2011/11/09/lu ... -ellefson/

· Acquired Resistance to EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy: Multiple Experts Weigh In - read more http://blog.lungevity.org/2011/12/20/ac ... o-egfr-tk/

· Are you on Google+ ? Add LUNGevity's official Google + page to your circles! Stay connected and support LF-- http://ow.ly/83J8K

· LUNGevity Link Up advocacy initiative unites people who are passionate and committed to ending lung cancer-you can register today. http://ow.ly/83IYH

· "Caregivers get someone to take care of them." Read about LUNGevity's online Caregiver Resource Center. http://ow.ly/83IkR

· T-Shirts, coffee mugs, personalized pet accessories - Proudly show your support for LUNGevity - today is the last day to use the discount code! http://ow.ly/83Iim

· Great news! LUNGevity was named one of the top "10 Charities Expanding in a Hurry" by Charity Navigator! http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.c ... tid=11&v=2

· LUNGevity support partners just became "Life Lines" for a couple facing a recurrence. We matched a survivor w/the fighter and a co-survivor with the caregiver. THIS is what support is about! Do you need a Life Line support partner? Or are you able to offer support to others? Click on the link to find out more. http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... eLine.html

· Have a question about lung cancer? Ask the Experts, provided by LUNGevity and GRACE helps to interpret complex medical language into easy-to-understand language and also provides services such as Webinars, Podcasts and interactive sessions. This enables lung cancer patients and their loved ones to better understand the medical terms, processes and latest advances associated with lung cancer research. Submit your question today. http://blog.lungevity.org/ask-the-experts/

· Have you signed up to be a Life Line Support Partner? Many newly diagnosed patients and families are in need of support, especially this time of year. Please consider volunteering to be a Life Line for someone. http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... eLine.html

· We are proud to be able to offer resources to help lung cancer caregivers cope with caring for someone affected by this deadly disease.


· Give LUNGevity ECards

These beautiful cards will inspire, comfort and delight your friends and family. Send them for any occasion and let people know you care about them, and about ending lung cancer.


· Evaluating & Managing Lung Nodules, by Dr. David Yankelevitz http://blog.lungevity.org/2011/12/11/ev ... g-nodules/

· Let's talk about the holidays...they can become more meaningful or more difficult....What are some of the challenges this time of year for you?

· Personalize your awareness wristband in support or in memory of someone you love- sterling silver--AWESOME gift idea. Life-Links supports LUNGevity. http://life-links.us/

· You can get LUNGevity-branded clothing and merchadise through CafePress. Check out the variety of designs and products here - everything from T-Shirts to coffee mugs to personalized pet accessories - Proudly show your support for LUNGevity and support lung cancer research. http://ow.ly/7U9V0

· ESCAPE trial hopes to find first major advance in treatment of small-cell lung cancer in over a decade

http://www.coloradocancerblogs.org/news ... r-a-decade

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