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LUNGevity Social Media Summary

February 13, 2012-March 23, 2012

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

• Sad report on the 9/11 responders. “9/11 First Responders See Cancer Rates Triple” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/0 ... 62686.html

• Inspirational story. "Firefighter to Tackle Work Following (lung) Cancer Treatment" http://murrieta.patch.com/articles/murr ... -treatment

• Be aware. Roche warns of counterfeit cancer drug in US (Avastin) http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financia ... TDVVG0.htm

• "Oddball Beating the Odds", by Nikki Campo http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/02/15/od ... -the-odds/

• Have a question for one of our experts? Search the Q & A or submit your own lung cancer question now. http://blog.lungevity.org/ask-the-experts/

• Update! Remember our Be Bold! Be Bald! fundraiser to raise awareness about lung cancer and LUNGevity? Small Army for A Cause (who runs this fundraiser) just sent us a check for $3,000 ! WOW! THANK YOU to all of you who participated!

• “Lung cancer is not a death sentence,” Matt says. “You can come out of it. You can move on. You can live a healthy and productive life." http://www.coloradocancerblogs.org/news ... f-marathon

• LUNGevity LCSC moderator & 7yr LC Survivor, Kasey, on the Dr. Oz show today!! GREAT JOB KASEY!

• Encouraging news to keep an eye on. “Breath test helps doctors diagnose lung cancer” http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S2501362.shtml?cat=565

• Breathe Deep Ann Arbor (MI) April 1, 2012 is a 5K untimed walk and fun run to raise money for critical lung cancer research. Awards will be given to the top three individual fundraisers and the top three fundraising teams. A DJ will provide entertainment, LUNGevity merchandise will be available for purchase, and there will be a raffle with fabulous prizes! http://events.lungevity.org/site/TR?fr_id=3281&pg=entry

• "The Balloon Theory vs. The Puddle Theory," by Dr. Jack West http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/02/17/do ... oadjuvant/

• Birmingham residents will have the chance to take some strides against lung cancer this spring, with the LUNGevity Foundation scheduled to hold their annual 5K race and walk, Breathe Deep Michigan, in and around Booth Park. http://birmingham.patch.com/articles/in ... alk-in-may

• Why Lung Cancer is MY Fight, by Sue Bersh http://ow.ly/9dz49

• Read this great story of LUNGevity supporter, Eric, a survivor and advocate who is raising awareness about lung cancer in his home country of Scotland. Excellent article Eric! http://local.stv.tv/airdrie/news/298531 ... d-my-life/

• UT Southwestern Medical Center Lung Cancer Symposium being held March 24th in Dallas Texas. Open to medical professionals, patients and patient advocates. http://ow.ly/9upYB

• LUNGevity Foundation, Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation Join Together to Raise Awareness and Funds for Lung Cancer Research! http://ow.ly/9uq2U

• My 5 Take Home Messages from the Santa Monica Targeted Therapies Conference http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/02/25/my ... onference/

• LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s largest lung cancer-focused nonprofit, and Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation, a leading supporter of lung cancer research and awareness, have agreed to collaborate to drive funding for lung cancer research and elevate awareness about the nation’s number one cancer killer. http://events.lungevity.org/site/TR?fr_id=3370&pg=entry

• "The Communications Journey", by Megan Giblin http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/02/27/th ... s-journey/

• “We have a tremendous opportunity to make advances in lung cancer therapy. If we work hard and put our resources into it, we’ll improve tailored treatments and extend them to a much broader population of lung cancer patients.” ─ Scott M. Lippman, MD http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... ppman.html

• Proud to be one of the first organizations with the new Facebook Timeline! http://www.facebook.com/lungevity

• Incredible interview of Teri Simon, author, stage IV lung cancer survivor, and LUNGevity LifeLine Support Partner, raising awareness in a BIG way! WAY TO GO Teri! http://soundcloud.com/terisimon/make-a- ... teri-simon

• The Make it a Slam Dunk – Stop Lung Cancer Now campaign gives everyone a chance to engage their competitive spirit during tournament time. Create your team today. http://events.lungevity.org/site/TR?fr_id=3400&pg=entry

• Both/And, rather than Either/Or: Expert Panel Recommends Early Integration of Palliative Care into Treatment of Advanced Cancers http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/03/02/pc ... d-cancers/

• Immunotherapies for Lung Cancer: Can We Deliver on the Promise?

Register now for this FREE Wednesday March 28th at 8:30pm Eastern, 5:30pm Pacific. https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/631343214

• "The Impact of a Hiccup" by Juhi Kunde http://blog.lungevity.org/2012/03/07/th ... -a-hiccup/

• Please Consider joining LUNGevity LifeLine Support Partner program as a mentor offering one on one support to a patient, caregiver or family member just staring the lung cancer journey. There are so many people in need of support. Join our team of mentors today. http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNa ... eLine.html

• A Bumpy Road for Lung Cancer Research in a New Molecular Era: Identifying Problems and Solutions http://ow.ly/9Lvj6

• "Many Chapters of Survivorship," by Kasey Long http://ow.ly/9Lvqv

• "Ethnic Disparities in Lung Cancer Survival"

Thoughts? How can we reflect the real faces of lung cancer and support survivorship for everyone affected by this disease? http://ow.ly/9Lvzb

• Through LUNGevity’s expansive grassroots network, communities, celebrities, corporate executives and elected officials across the country are coming together to stand up to the nation’s number one cancer killer. LUNGevity’s Breathe Deep events offer a place for those impacted by the disease to share, hope and heal. http://ow.ly/9LvGO

• LUNGevity is continuing the push for a national conversation about lung cancer with the release of new Public Service Announcements.

The aim of the PSAs is to inspire more people affected by lung cancer to join Breathe Deep events and the support system they offer to the lung cancer community. Through LUNGevity’s growing network, communities, celebrities, corporate executives and elected officials across the country are coming together to stand up to the nation’s number one cancer killer.

• True Champion http://ow.ly/9Lw0Z


"This One's for You Dad," by Beth Westbrook http://ow.ly/9Lw6z

• New Podcasts! http://ow.ly/9LwbK

• The second annual 2012 LUNGevity HOPE Summit, a summit for lung cancer survivors. Space is limited, apply to attend today! http://ow.ly/9LwgV

• We are so honored and pleased to announce Lynne Eldridge, MD will be a speaker at 2012 LUNGevity Hope Summit!

Read her latest post, "Foods That Lower Lung Cancer Risk". http://ow.ly/9Q2Bk

• "A Caregiver's Commitment" http://ow.ly/9Q2Fr

• Please join us at The Melting Pot of Nashville April 3, 2012. http://ow.ly/9Q2JY

• "For Us Everyday is 100%" http://ow.ly/9Q2QJ

• LUNGevity Foundation Welcomes Corporate Executive Board as National Sponsor http://ow.ly/9Q2TO

• "There IS Hope" by inspirational lung cancer survivor, Cindy G. http://ow.ly/9Q30x

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