Scientists Launch Lung Cancer Early Detection Initiative

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Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation has pledged $10 million to the Canary Foundation to support a unique, new collaborative research program to save lives through early detection of lung cancer.

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The new joint program, called Canary Lung, is being announced today at a private event hosted by Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller at her home in New York.

"The effect of lung cancer on Americans is simply staggering," said Mr. David Rockefeller, an early supporter of Canary Lung. "I believe the Labrecque and Canary Foundations, through Canary Lung, can have a dramatic impact on this terrible disease."

"Cancer is still one of the greatest threats to our nation's families," said Don Listwin, founder and CEO of Canary Foundation. "But if detected early, the survival rate for cancer patients is much higher. Canary Foundation's overall strategy is to pursue short-term goals by funding

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