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  • Thank you

    Sponsors & Exhibitors


    Corporate Sponsors

    Sponsored by

  • • Annual Meeting

    -Highlights of 2018

    -2019: A Look Ahead

    • Research Update

    • A Story of Hope

    • Awards Celebration


  • Our mission is to save lives and provide support to those affected by lung cancer

    through research, education, awareness and access programs across North Carolina.


  • Organizational Vision

    Our vision is to improve life for those affected

    by lung cancer

    Three-Year Strategic Vision

    To reach and impact every county in the state of NC by 2019


  • Paige Humble Executive Director

    Our Staff

    Lynne Hicks

    Director of Finance

    Sandy Oehler

    Director of Special Events

    Jenni Danai Director of Programs

    Courtney Freeman Programs Coordinator

    Megan Snowdowne

    Manager of Marketing

    Michelle McLean



  • Our Board of Directors

    Amy Cipau, MBA,



    Jennifer Garst, MD, Board


    Duke Cancer Institute at

    Duke Raleigh Cancer Center

    Jeremy Holden, Advocate

    Chief Strategy Officer,

    Clean Design

    Liz Hynson, Advocate

    Edward S. Kim, MD

    Levine Cancer Institute

    Carolinas Healthcare System

    Hiren Mehta, MD

    UNC REX Pulmonary


    Justin Brian Nicholson,


    Sterling Capital

    Emily Parks, Advocate

    Organize for Success,


    Jared Weiss, MD

    UNC Lineberger


    Cancer Center

    Shirley Sulick,


    Jim Sheegog, Advocate

    Rowhill Consulting


    Chris Rallis, JD

    Pappas Ventures

    Chad Pecot, MD

    UNC Lineberger

    Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Amy Cipau

    Founder & President,

    Lung Cancer Initiative

  • A Celebration of


  • Since 2008 we have funded

    $1.7 Million in lung cancer research with

    over half of that in North Carolina!

  • 2018 Highlights

  • Research:

    Fueling Medical Discovery

    The amount secured in lung cancer research for North Carolina in 2018.

    The number of researchers being funded in 2018 at five leading cancer centers across NC.

    The total amount we have raised in lung cancer research.


    $1.7 Million


    “For the first time in my career as an

    oncologist, somebody has entrusted me to

    carry out my own ideas to advance our

    knowledge of lung cancer.”

    --Mike Soike, MD, Wake Forest Baptist

    Health, 2018 LCI Fellow

  • Access:

    Easing the Burden

    Number of $50 gas cards given in 2018 to patients in 58 counties in 2018.

    Amount funded in Access Grants in 2018.

    460 $30,000

    “The gas card program lets patients know that there are good people that do not know them personally attempting to lessen their burden in some small way. The gas cards are appreciated as much as a huge hospital bill being paid as it

    is a form of sincere, thoughtful, and intentional support. Showing compassion is what helps many patients continue to survive day to day. It is received with much


    - Hospital Patient Advocate

    Estimated miles traveled through the gas card program in 2018.


  • 2018 Access Grants

  • Awareness

    Individuals reached across North Carolina through fundraising and awareness events

    The number of survivors at 2018 LUNGe Forward 5K races.

    The total number of health fairs and community presentations in 2018.

    3,000+ 85 43

  • Education:

    Changing the Conversation

    The number of providers and oncologists educated through ASCO Update dinners.

    The number of people educated at our 2018 Expert Speaker Series with six cancer centers.

    47 243 151

  • Stories of Hope

  • 2018 Development

    For more than ten years, LCI has benefitted from the generous support of our donors who also share our mission to save lives and provide support to those affected by lung cancer across NC. In recognition of many of our sustaining donors, LCI launched The Giving Hope Society: • Members contribute a minimum of $1,000 annually • Donations can be in memory or in honor of a loved one, made

    toward a specific LCI event or specifically directed to LCI • VIP reception at the 2019 EOH Gala

  • LCI Events:

    Hope in Action

    Charlotte LUNGe Forward Raleigh LUNGe Forward Triad LUNGe Forward

    Evening of Hope

    Collectively raised almost


  • Grassroots Events

  • Grassroots Events

    2018 UnitedHealth Group Golf Tournament Beneficiary • $304,000 • Annual Campaign Mailer • Video Production

    In memory of Vicky Amidon

  • -2019-

    A Look Ahead

  • We have reached individuals in 90 out of 100 Counties since 2017.

    Only 10 more to go…

  • • We heard you! Thank you for your input and for being a part the process:

    – Enhanced communications about programs and events happening in local communities

    – More opportunities for survivors to connect

    – Continued expansion of existing programs

    – More ways to connect virtually

    2018 Programs Audit

    Celebrating 5 years of programs!

  • Community Education &

    Survivor Programs

    • Advanced Care Planning • Annual Lung Cancer Research Update • Lung Cancer in Women • ASCO Updates for Patients • Integrative Medicine

    New online library of PowerUp Series programs!

    • Greenville • Asheville • Durham – Annual Survivor’s Day • Greensboro • Charlotte

  • • Fund minimum of $300,000 in lung cancer research in NC

    – 5 $25,000 Fellows awards

    – $150,000 Young Investigator/Mid-Level Career

    – $25,000 Innovation Grant

    2019 Research Funding

  • Building Connections

    Join our pilot program to connect with others in

    the lung cancer community, engage in chat

    conversations, learn more about clinical trials and

    hear updates about LCI.

  • LUNGe Forward

    Charlotte Saturday, March 30 McAlpine Creek Park

    Raleigh Sunday, September 29 North Hills

    Greensboro November - TBD Center City Park

  • Once Upon a Time

    Saturday, April 27

    North Ridge Country Club Silent Auction Live Auction

    Music by “That Nation Band”

    Dinner Drinks Dancing

    Evening of Hope

    2019 Keynote Speaker

    Adam Klein

    Winner 2016 CBS Survivor

  • A Magical Adventure Awaits

    Purchase a raffle ticket for a 1 in 100 estimated chance to win one of the following magical adventures:

    Walt Disney World Family Adventure Fairmont's in Banff, Calgary & Lake Louise

    Napa Valley Epicurean Adventure

    Raffle tickets cost $100 each. Proceeds go toward the Evening of Hope!

  • Hickory Golf Tournament

    Catawba Springs Country Club

    Friday, September 27

    Triangle Golf Classic

    Washington Duke

    Monday, October 14

    Any Golfers Out There?!

  • • Volunteer – Event committees

    – Health fairs and education booths

    – Office volunteer

    – Development, marketing and program committees

    • Internships

    • LCI ambassadors across NC

    Get Involved!

  • Jennifer Garst, MD

    Board Chair,

    Lung Cancer Initiative

  • Research Updates

    Jeff Petty, MD

    Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee

  • V Foundation,

    Co-Funded Research

    “Research has made only very minor advances in the past several

    decades, and a cure is very rare. Clearly, new approaches are

    needed. These new approaches must seek not small improvements,

    but rather, dramatic ones, with the ultimate goal of curing a

    previously incurable disease.” –Dr. Weiss

    Jared Weiss, MD UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Targeting GD2 Ganglioside in Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • Vicky Amidon Innovation in

    Lung Cancer Research Award

    “Detecting lung cancer signatures in exhaled

    breath would greatly impact a clinician’s ability

    to detect cancer earlier and with minimally

    invasive tests, thereby impacting patient

    treatment and outcomes.” –Dr. Bishop

    Andrew C. Bishop, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine

    Project: Identification and characterization of novel exhaled breath metabolic signatures of lung cancer