Our First Cancer Support Group Meeting

2019-02-20T19:11:25+00:00February 20th, 2019|Stories of Hope|

By Ginny Hicks My friend and stage IV lung cancer survivor, Rick Rose, and I decided to start a lung cancer support group in Medford, Oregon. We contacted Lung Cancer Alliance for guidance and we were provided with a helpful manual with great ideas for procedures, topics and troubleshooting. We enlisted the help of our local hospital to spread the word and our newspaper ran an article about lung cancer and the support group. We met on December 5, got [...]

2018 Lung Cancer Support Group Facilitator Award

2018-11-05T20:09:24+00:00November 5th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Monday, November 5, 2018 -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance presented the 2018 Lung Cancer Support Group Facilitator Award to Catherine Paykin, LCSW-R, who runs a support group at New York University Perlmutter Cancer Center. The Lung Cancer Support Group Facilitator Award recognizes the uncommon dedication of a support group facilitator. Members from Catherine's support group nominated her for the award. Miranda Goff, Lung Cancer Alliance, was in New York City to present the award to Catherine. We are incredibly grateful for all [...]