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Lung Cancer Blog: Run For Lung Cancer: A Rare Event?

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Dec 3, 2005

Run For Lung Cancer: A Rare Event?

Run For Lung Cancer: A Rare Event?
I read about run for breast cancer awareness all the time. When was the last time I saw run for lung cancer awareness? May be I am getting old and forgetting things, but I don't really see lots of awareness walks, runs or mountain climbing if favor of lung cancer. So when I read about one it's news for me.

Saint Joseph's Hospital and Lung Cancer Caring Ambassadors Program organized this run for lung cancer awareness at the Concourse in Sandy Springs, Georgia. About 300 people participated in the lung cancer awareness run and walk.

The organizers say that it was a huge success and they were thrilled with the public's response to the first event to raise awareness, provide education and to champion advocacy for lung cancer.

Maggie Riley, Director of Saint Joseph's Hospital Center for Cancer Care and Research says, "November is Lung Cancer Awareness month which is why we chose this time of year."

Scott      





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