2021 World Lung Cancer Day Schedule of Events

August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day

The schedule of events for World Lung Cancer Day on Sunday, August 1, 2021 is action-packed with:

  • lung cancer patients exemplifying #LivingWithLungCancer
  • LCFA’s dedicated Young Investigators in the trenches of innovative research
  • a few hardworking members of our LCFA community

Join us for 4 hours of lively conversations with brilliant lung cancer researchers and lung cancer patient advocates who exemplify what #livingwithlungcancer looks like. Help us get the message out this special day by liking, commenting, and sharing our posts, tweets, and photos – more lung cancer research funding is needed!

2021 #LivingWithLungCancer Schedule of Events

Expand each section of the schedule below to view who will be leading the charge of LCFA’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Share your own #LivingWithLungCancer stories and photos too. Use the hashtag #LivingWithLungCancer and you’ll show up on our live feed!

#LivingWithLungCancer Takeover on Facebook Live Shedule

Meet Frank McKenna

Frank back at the gym

Win the day with no workout! Frank shows us how to work exercise “snacks” in throughout the day.

Read Frank’s story

Meet Gina Hollenbeck

Gina Hollenbeck photo

Why research matters to me.

Read Gina’s story

Meet Shelly Engfer-Triebenbach

Shelly on her motorcycle

Research helps me play golf and do other activities with my kids.

Read Shelly’s story

TWITTER

Young Investigator | lung cancer researcher

Teaser for featured YI

See what they’re tweeting

INSTAGRAM

Show us your favorite way to get the day started!

Share your photo

Meet Terri Conneran

Terri with her husband and the mother of three adult children

Research lets me go on wild adventure vacations with my kids and do advocacy with KRAS Kickers

Read Terri’s story

Meet the Men Living With Lung Cancer

Who says men can only talk about sports?

Listen to this episode

Meet Lisa Goldman

Lisa Goldman

Research lets her teach Zentangle lessons as part of her advocacy

Read Lisa’s story

TWITTER

Young Investigator | lung cancer researcher

Teaser for featured YI

See what they’re tweeting

INSTAGRAM

Show us your family/friends/pets!

Share your photo

Meet Carol Brickell

Carol Brickell with her daughters in Vegas

Research lets her keep her business as a career coach humming with projects like the Top 10 Resume Wreckers, her wig review advocacy, and hobbies like painting.

Read Carol’s story

Meet Ivy Elkins

Ivy Elkins and her family traveling

Research means she’s raised her kids and sent them off to college, so now she and her husband are packing up and moving to a groovy new condo!

Read Ivy’s story

Meet Patty Watkins

Patty with grandson

Research helps Patty do advocacy like hosting a BBQ for her oncology team and sister LC org, the White Ribbon Project in her beautiful backyard that she designed and had built, have a tropical vacation in Aruba where she goes para sailing, and spend time with her new grandson, Chase

Read Patty’s story

TWITTER

Young Investigator | lung cancer researcher

Teaser for featured YI

See what they’re tweeting

INSTAGRAM

Show us your biggest accomplishment of the past year!

Share your photo

Meet AJ Patel

AJ Patel shares his lung cancer story of hope

Research lets AJ do a wonderful, healthy family project of making cold-pressed juice each weekend to drink throughout the week– he’ll show us his process!

Read AJ’s story

Chef caper preview with the caper team

Guest Annabelle Gurwitch share her lung cancer diagnosis story in this podcast episode.

Get the inside scoop about this tasty event in October.

Meet Lysa Buonanno

Lysa Buonanno

Research helps Lysa cook her way to her husband’s heart with family favorites, usually Mexican, and take off on amazing Cabo vacations where she enjoys food and tequila tours and gets to watch manta rays jumping out of the water.

Read Lysa’s story

TWITTER

Young Investigator | lung cancer researcher

Teaser for featured YI

See what they’re tweeting

INSTAGRAM

Show us your sunset/lovely views!

Share your photo

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One day devoted to raising awareness and funding is not enough

Help us fund more researchers through our Young Investigator Grant Program

So more people can be #LivingWithLungCancer.

Thanks to our 2021 World Lung Cancer Day Sponsors