Awareness event to shine a light on lung cancer

first_imgDonegal will be shining a light on lung cancer at a moving event this weekend.Anne-Marie Baird, a Donegal scientist and patient advocate based in Dublin, is holding Donegal Shines a Light on Lung Cancer in Glenveagh National Park this Saturday November 2nd.The visitor’s centre will open at 5.30pm, with informal awareness talks at 6pm in the AV room. A walk will follow to the castle at approx. 6.20pm from the visitor’s centre, with ‘shine a light’ taking place at the front of the castle. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Lagoon, Termon. Shine a Light on Lung Cancer is an initiative from the Go 2 Foundation for Lung Cancer and this will be the fourth time that the event will be held in Ireland.Over the past three years, this event has increased the profile of lung cancer in Donegal, while also raising nearly 9,000 euro for both lung cancer awareness and research. The continued aim of this event is to help increase awareness around lung cancer and to fight the stigma associated with this disease. Money raised on the night will go to the Lung Unit in Letterkenny University Hospital. More information can be found here www.facebook.com/donegalsal and you can register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/donegal-shines-a-light-on-lung-cancer-tickets-77611890253 Awareness event to shine a light on lung cancer was last modified: October 30th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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