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LUNGevity Social Media Summary

June 1, 2012-June 30, 2012

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

• Read about the Top Anticipated Lung Cancer Presentations at ASCO 2012 http://ow.ly/bf7Uo

• Here is a listing of in person lung cancer support groups. If you know of one in your area that is not listed here- contact us and we will add it to our forums. http://ow.ly/bf959

• “The biggest fear I had when I was diagnosed was over my family." http://ow.ly/bVgP5

• A sad day. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kathryn Joostens family, friends and fans. http://ow.ly/bVgVO

• Meet survivor Garry S. getting treatment. Let's send him positive thoughts and encouragement! http://ow.ly/bVl3l

• Happy Cancer Survivors Day!

• Incredible LUNGevity survivor/co survivor speaking at a Survivorship Day celebration in TN! http://ow.ly/bVlb2

• From ASCO 2012: Finally, Progress Reported With Targeted Treatments for Lung Cancer http://ow.ly/bVhrD

• Hoping that @LUNGevity becomes a finalist in the @stayclassy awards. Read our nomination! http://ow.ly/bpdrA

• Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Team LUNGevity still has a limited number of spots available for runners - join today! http://ow.ly/1NnjlW

• LUNGevity offers the largest online network of support for all people affected by lung cancer. No one ever has to go thru the lung cancer journey alone. http://www.LUNGevity.org

• Closing Out the Santa Monica Molecular Markers Program: Two Final Podcasts http://ow.ly/bVhIE

• An AMAZING weekend ahead with 3 great events happening tomorrow!!! Come out if you are in or near these areas to support awareness and funding for lung cancer research. Kingston PA, Arlington Heights IL, and WI. See below for more information.




• "It is critical to raise public awareness and put the money where the patients are.” –Robert Keith, MD http://ow.ly/bVius

• Inspirational stage 4, lung cancer fighter, EvaB. recently participated in a 5 k mud run with 14 obstacles! You can meet Eva at the Breathe Deep Seattle 5K walk/run August 11, 2012!

• Highlights in Lung Cancer from ASCO 2012

Join us Thursday, June 28 at 7 PM Eastern/4 PM Pacific, for a recap of new developments in lung cancer treatment from the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference. Register for this free webinar today! http://ow.ly/bViNf

• At LUNGevity, we believe in life.

As long as there is a lung cancer patient, our work is never done.

• This Father's Day, advice from an amazing lung cancer survivor... http://ow.ly/bVj18

• LUNGevity LungCancerSupportCommunity (LCSC) a dedicated social network offering support to any1 touched by lung cancerhttp://ow.ly/bzKBy

• Team LUNGevity has officially filled ALL of our Post Close Chicago Marathon spots! Good luck to our Chicago runners in their training and fundraising efforts! To donate to one of our AmAzInG runners click below! http://ow.ly/bVj7o

• One of our Hope Survivors made this incredible video of Hope Summit 2012. Check it out!

• Paddle For Humanity --Learn about this series of paddle events taking place all summer around the country and benefitting @LUNGevity! http://ow.ly/bycW0

• Deerfield IL: Kevin's Cabaret Fri., June 29 & Sat., June 30 Food, Broadway show tunes & a good time for a GREAT cause! http://ow.ly/bVjhF

• Personalize ur awareness wristband in support/memory of some1 u love. A portion of the proceeds is donated to LUNGevityhttp://ow.ly/bvoQ8

• Ways We're Making Progress in Approaching Lung Cancer http://ow.ly/bVjkH

• LUNGevity Foundation works to support, educate, and empower people affected by lung cancer. One of those inspirational lung cancer survivors is Hope Summit participant Sara Ratzenberger. Watch Sara's video on our homepage. http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageSe ... e=homepage

• Insights on “Acquired Resistance” to Oral EGFR Inhibitors: A Place for Local Therapy? http://ow.ly/bVjpR

• Lung cancer survivor and long-distance cyclist, Bud B., just had his annual scans. He is now 4.5 years lung cancer-free!! CONGRATULATIONS Bud! You are HOPE. http://ow.ly/bVju5

• LUNGevity-branded clothing and merchandise through CafePress. Proudly show your support for LUNGevity! http://ow.ly/bL4nd

• From Scientific Idea to Life-Saving Pill, by Juhi Kunde http://ow.ly/bVjwY

• Hope Summit Survivors represented LUNGevity at local Cancer Survivorship Celebrations nationwide. Thank you for raising awareness about lung cancer, LUNGevity and offering HOPE and inspiration to so many others!

• A lung cancer caregiver is often the field manager for the lung cancer patient without previous knowledge or tools to effectively fulfill that role. The bulk of responsibility can fall on the caregiver and many times the caregiver does it all, and neglects caring for themselves. Need support? Visit the LUNGevity Caregiver Resource Center http://events.lungevity.org/cg/index.html

• Celebrate and Hope with Eva. (read more) http://ow.ly/bVjJo

• Light a virtual candle in honor of or in memory of someone you love and support. http://ow.ly/bVjOU

• LUNGevity Announces Partnership with CaringBridge. Read more:http://events.lungevity.org/site/PageNavigator/v2_News_062012.html

• Maple Shade NJ: A Touch of Class Fundraiser- August 17, 2012

Tickets are $24 and include a three-course meal, musical entertainment and entry for a door prize. There will be a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction, as well. All proceeds benefit the LUNGevity Foundation. http://ow.ly/bVjSI

• LUNGevity Tribute Funds: Create a tribute fund in honor or in memory of an individual, family or event. http://ow.ly/bqqqt

• Clinical Trial: study the prevention and treatment of muscle wasting in patients with cancer: more info http://ow.ly/bJGyp

• "Taking a timely White House Tour" http://ow.ly/bVk3M

• From the folks at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. They ask, "Who has shared your cancer journey?" (Great question!)

• Fields Auto Group - "Recommend A Charity"

Thought you’d like to know, someone chose your charity in our “Recommend A Charity” contest. I thought you might like to spread the word amongst your followers to increase the chance of winning!

Your local Fields BMW of Northfield will donate $1,000 dollars to your favorite charity, if chosen! Simply Like our Facebook Page. Please take the time to recommend your favorite charity, someone in need will benefit from your actions.

http://www.facebook.com/FieldsBMWNorthf ... 5102528120

Thank you for listening and good luck!

Johnny Pineda

Social Media

Fields Auto Group


• Happy Friday! Let's share some inspiration today. What has been your inspiration throughout the lung cancer journey?

• Skim to Breathe, August 4 Northside, DE - Fun for everyone: competitions, lessons, auctions, & many more fun activities http://ow.ly/bNTLj

• "6 ways to find peace of mind when a loved one is suffering"

Thoughts? http://ow.ly/bVkhG

• Any suggestions from the LUNGevity community on dealing with coughing fits at night? Any insight helpful. http://ow.ly/bVkod

• Acquired Resistance to Oral EGFR Inhibitor Therapy: Should the Targeted Therapy Continue Beyond Progression? http://ow.ly/bVkqA

• The LUNGevity Chicago Fall Benefit is putting together a faces of survivors montage to be played at the gala (and maybe other places too). You can be a part of it- send your photos to jwitt@lungevity.org be sure to put "survivor montage" in the subject line. Forward this message and help spread the word! Thanks

• Know a great LUNGevity volunteer? Nominate them for the 2011 Kay Barmore Volunteer Award. DEADLINE is July 15.

The award honors Kay's belief that the ceaseless hard work and dedication of volunteers should be consistently recognized and appreciated.

Email info@lungevity.org and request the nomination form.

• LUNGevity Foundation is a proud member of the DC Cancer Consortium! They are looking for DC area cancer survivors for a photo shoot.

We're seeking cancer survivors to model for a photo shoot on July 24-25! Contact lbass@dccanceranswers.org if interested.

• Marine Corps Marathon

We have spots available for runners for the October 28 race in Washington, D.C. - join today! http://ow.ly/bVkAI

• Since its founding in 2001, LUNGevity has funded 87 research projects at 52 institutions in 22 states: http://ow.ly/bOI9J

• A Little Change of Perspective, by Kathy Smith http://ow.ly/bVkEr

• Share this page and ask your friends and family to LIKE it, and ask them to share it too. Help get us to the next milestone of 10K followers and raise awareness about lung cancer. https://www.facebook.com/lungevity

• Have you registered for a Breathe Deep event yet?

• CaringBridge pages with a LUNGevity look. Create your page or customize your existing page today to a LUNGevity CaringBridge page today! http://ow.ly/bVkNO

• Baltimore! Stop by the Green Turtle! http://ow.ly/bVkSf

• Volunteer to mentor & offer encouragement, experience & HOPE to those affected by lung cancer, LUNGevity LifeLine: http://ow.ly/bSZfP

• Perspectives of a Flying Elephant: My 1st Year in the Land of Lung Junk..Author Teri Simon tells her story of HOPE - http://ow.ly/bRjza

• LUNGevity LinkUP: Uniting people who are passionate & committed to ending lung cancer. Help end the stigma! http://ow.ly/bRjmh

• LUNGevity’s Ask the Experts: Search through questions & answers or submit your own question to lung cancer experts. http://ow.ly/bPEnk

Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/lungevity

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