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Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Growing National Coalition
Date:12/8/2009

Call to Action for a More Comprehensive Federal Strategy to Address Lung Cancer

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised the growing coalition of national organizations joining LCA in its "call to action" to devise a better public health strategy to address the nation's most lethal cancer.

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The coalition, which currently includes national medical associations and institutions along with national veterans, minority health and advocacy groups, acknowledge lung cancer's lethality, cite disease specific impact and thank congressional leadership for declaring lung cancer a national public health priority and requiring a comprehensive plan of action.

"It is only fitting, as we close out the most successful November Lung Cancer Awareness Month, that we pay tribute to the growing national coalition joining LCA in its 'call to action' to demand better outcomes for all those affected by lung cancer," said Laurie Fenton-Ambrose LCA President & CEO. "LCA is honored to stand beside these nationally and internationally respected voices and to draw upon their expert leadership in devising a more comprehensive and compassionate public health response to lung cancer."

The National Coalition currently includes:
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