5 powerful ways to carry the spirit of Lung Cancer Awareness Month year round

Our work in lung cancer doesn’t end on November 30th. As we wrap up Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2023, we urge you, the Lung Health Foundation community, to keep the momentum going. If we work together, we can create a more hopeful future for people living with lung cancer. Here are five simple things you can start doing right now.
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Katie's inspiring lung cancer story (and #GivingTuesday call to action)

It was 2021, and Katie found herself with a cough that she just couldn't shake. Here's what she wishes she could tell herself about living with lung cancer (and how you can help people like Katie in the future!)
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Meet Lisa. She's got some lung cancer wisdom to share.

This Lung Cancer Awareness Month, learn about lung cancer from the REAL experts - people like Lisa, who is living a full life with Stage IV lung cancer thanks to a hope-boosting clinical trial.
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More than one million Canadians are living with COPD and don’t know it

Have you read our whitepaper, Helping the Missing Million?

Our initial findings show that more awareness around chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including its risk factors and symptoms, is a gap that urgently needs to be filled. 

The final outcomes of Helping the Missing Million, which includes a national and provincial scorecard, will allow the Lung Health Foundation to better shape an environment that will support improved diagnosis and treatment for those living with COPD.

Make An Impact

Take Action As An Advocate

Help us light a fire under policy makers to ensure that lung health is made a top priority and given the funding it deserves. By signing petitions, emailing your MP, or attending events, you can help blow away the obstacles that stand in the way of better breathing.

Supporting those with lung Disease

Our narrowed focus is on filling the gaps around COPD, Lung Cancer, and Asthma. Working hand in hand with healthcare professionals we have developed a plethora of resources to help Canadians breathe easier.

Finding Future Solutions

With your support the Lung Health Foundation continues to fund some of the smartest minds around as they work tirelessly to transform people’s lives. Breathtaking stuff.

Building Awareness

We’re taking a unique approach using all the technology available to us to reach out to Canadians from all age groups in an effort to build awareness around Asthma, COPD, and Lung Cancer.

Bev's Story

When Bev Black took a drag on her first cigarette back in 1964, she was oblivious to the risks. After all, just about everyone smoked in those days…

It was in the workplace, in restaurants, at the movie theatre and even in the hospitals. By the time she quit smoking the damage had already been done. As a COPD patient who has also been struck down a few times with pneumonia, the quality of Bev’s life, like millions of others, has been severely compromised.

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