Advocacy Action Day – July 11

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Advocacy Action Day — July 11, 2018

On July 11, our National Advocate Attendees will be having over 140 meetings with elected officials on Capitol Hill and they need your help from home to amplify the message:

  1. Co-sponsor the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2018 (S.2358 or H.R.4897).
  2. Approve $20M in FY19 Defense Appropriations for Lung Cancer Research within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).

Here are some easy ways to support your fellow state constituents:

Raise Awareness

Most people don’t realize that lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer among both men and women, across every ethnic group! Raise awareness among your community by sharing these fact graphics in a social media post. Don’t forget to use #SaveHerLungs and #LCSummit18 to contribute to the broader social media conversation.

Lung Cancer Alliance
Lung Cancer Alliance
Lung Cancer Alliance

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Support Critical Legislation

We know that lung cancer impacts women differently than men, but we don’t know why. This critical women’s health imperative is now a national priority through the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act, but we need your help to make sure your elected officials are on board! Send a pre-written email or tweet today.

Share Your Story

Share your lung cancer story as a Survivor Spotlight, to put a face to lung cancer. Not only will your story help raise awareness, but it will inspire hope and strength in others battling the disease. Click here to submit your story!

Support an Advocate!

Show your support for the 120+ lung cancer warriors storming the halls of Capitol Hill by making a donation. You can even make a gift honoring the efforts and hard work of a specific person, so they know you are thinking of them. Click here to make a gift!

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