Help us double lung cancer survival by 2022! The Lung Cancer Action Summit brings together survivors, patients, family and friends in an inspiring weekend of learning and connecting with one another. Summit attendees learn how to bring the national lung cancer movement to their own communities. Stay tuned for information about the 2015 Summit and share your interest in attending here.
The 2014 Lung Cancer Action Summit was in Pittsburgh, PA from September 18-21 and featured three days of interactive training sessions led by grassroots advocacy experts. At the 7th annual Summit, attendees learned how to work with Free to Breathe to:
• Organize successful fundraising activities
• Educate your community about the disease and opportunities to get involved
• Raise money to further the lung cancer cause
• Craft your awareness message to inspire change
• Develop an action plan to achieve your advocacy goals
• And much more!
The Summit also included an expert-guided tour of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s lung cancer research laboratories. Watch the video recap.
2014 Summit Testimonials
“I feel I have the tools and I’m on fire to get home and get my feet running.” – Summit Attendee
“Now I really understand types, treatments, histology enough to listen, comprehend and share.” – Summit Attendee
“It was great meeting other people invested in, and passionate about the same things as me. I also was so encouraged by all the medical and scientific professionals and all that they shared.” – Summit Attendee
Would you be interested in attending a future summit? Fill out this form to be notified when the 2015 application period opens.
If you have questions about the Action Summit, please contact Annie Dutcher, Programs Coordinator.
A very special thanks to our 2014 Action Summit sponsors:
The Lung Cancer Action Summit in Pittsburgh has wrapped up. Social Media Ambassador Rachel Troychock shares some final thoughts from the inspiring weekend.More...
The second full day of the Free to Breathe Lung Cancer Action Summit provided plenty of information to our advocates to help them take action. Social Media Ambassador Rachel Troychock shares some of the highlights.More...
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