Here's our chance to make a difference.
Do you wish you could meet, and spend a few very meaningful days with other lung cancer advocates and/or lung cancer survivors? Do you long to do something to raise awareness about this dreaded disease, but wonder where to start?
The 2010 Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit hosted by the National Lung Cancer Partnership is set to take place from April 22-25, 2010. But hurry. Applications for the program need to be received by February 15, 2010.
The goal of the summit is to empower individuals who long to spread the word about lung cancer. Through networking, small group discussions, teaching workshops, and more, you will leave empowered to return to your own community and make a difference.
The program is open to 80 advocates, and anyone who is interested is encouraged to complete an application. If accepted, lung cancer advocates will receive 3 nights of paid hotel accommodations. Scholarships are also available for travel expenses if needed.
The date: April 22-25, 2010
Application deadline: February 15, 2010
The Place: Tampa, Florida
The Website: Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit 2010
I sometimes get in a funk and have a pity party when I observe the many events designed to raise awareness for breast cancer. Why does lung cancer have to be so - well - invisible? After all, it kills many more women than breast cancer each year. But I know I'm preaching to the choir.
Here's our chance.