Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts Hosts Candlelight Vigil And Lighting Of The PRU
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Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts Hosts Candlelight Vigil And Lighting Of The PRU BOSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/LCALOGO ) WHAT: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To bring awareness of the disease to Commonwealth residents, LCA-MA will host a candlelight vigil in front of the Prudential Building as it is lit for lung cancer awareness. WCVB-TV evening news anchor Heather Unruh will emcee the event. WHERE: The Prudential Center, Boston, MA WHO: Hosted by Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts Guest speakers: John Auerbach, Commissioner of the Department of Public Health Invited Guests: Congressman Barney Frank, Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Susan Fargo, Boston Red Sox Announcer, Jerry Remy WHEN: November 5, 2009 at 6:30 pm About Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death both nationally and in Massachusetts. In 2009, it will claim more lives than breast, prostate, colon, liver, kidney, and melanoma cancers combined. Of the 5,120 Commonwealth residents who will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009, more than 60 percent will be never-smokers or former smokers who quit decades ago. About Lung Cancer Alliance The Lung Cancer Alliance (www.LungCancerAlliance.org) is the only national non-profit organization solely dedicated to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease. Lung Cancer Alliance is committed to reversing the decades of stigma and neglect by empowering patients, elevating awareness and changing health policy. Contact:, Joanne O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org Diane Legg Diane.email@example.com (202)463-2080 SOURCE Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts Joanne O'Connor, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Diane Legg, Diane.email@example.com, Co-Chairs, Lung Cancer Alliance-Massachusetts, +1-202-463-2080