UNC Lineberger Hosts North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership Summit

UNC Lineberger hosted the North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy Summit in the N.C. Cancer Hospital on Saturday, August 28.  The agenda included workshops in developing key messages, tips for working with the media, improving lung cancer education and raising awareness and funds for lung cancer.

Highlighting the event attended by more than 60 people was a talk by Dr. Joan Schiller, president of the Board of Directors for the National Lung Cancer Partnership.

Following the workshops, participants were given a tour of the new hospital by UNC Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program nurse navigator Tammy Allred, RN, OCN.

The North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership is committed to decreasing deaths due to lung cancer and helping patients live longer and better through research, awareness and advocacy. Read more about the North Carolina Lung Cancer Partnership.