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J.A.M. Session 2015

[ November 7, 2015 6:00 pm to November 8, 2015 2:00 am. ] For the third year, the John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation hosts a night of music at the Sidebar in Baltimore to benefit the Amy Fund.

Featuring:
The DEBUT of Manta Rat
Dead Mechanical
The Sniffs
The Stents
The Idle Gossip
The Assless Chaps
The Subtastics

We will also be raffling off prizes donated from local Baltimore businesses throughout the night! $10 at the door, which includes […]

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IASLC Announces Recipients of Advocacy Travel Awards

Lung cancer advocates funded to attend 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC)
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LUNG CANCER
DENVER, Colo. – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) announced today the recipients of the Advocacy Travel Awards. Five winners will receive funding to attend the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer […]

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Foundation Update, July 2015

The John & Amy Mewhiney Foundation has been busy lately! Here are a few of the things we’ve been working on.
Upcoming Events
Save the dates and be on the lookout for more information about some of the exciting events the John & Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation has planned.

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil: November 1, […]

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Cancer Survivors: Take Part in Tulane Survey

Tulane University is conducting a Survey of Patients with Cancer, and are particularly interested in hearing from lung cancer patients. The survey takes about 10 minutes and asks about people’s healthcare preferences, demographics, and health history. It also presents some recent research findings that may be relevant to patients. The goal is for the study […]

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Hockey Night with the NJ Devils (UPDATED)

[ March 6, 2015; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ] The New Jersey Devils are hosting the John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation for a fundraising event during their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, March 6.

Your $40 ticket will get you a seat for the game, plus a special gift from the Devils. Proceeds directly benefit the foundation. Enjoy a great evening […]

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2014

This November, we held several events in honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. On November 10, we hosted a Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, where people whose lives have been touched by lung cancer came together to share their stories and honor those we’ve lost. On […]

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Advocacy Alert: Lung Cancer Screening for Medicare

Seniors’ access to life-saving lung cancer screening is at risk, and we need your help.
Last week, a panel of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) met and did not recommend that screenings be covered by Medicare, despite last year’s findings by the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) after a two-year review […]

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Save the Date: 2014 Annual Dinner

[ November 22, 2014; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation will be holding its 12th annual fundraiser and dinner at 7 PM on November 22, 2014 at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, NJ.

Stay tuned for more information!

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The Amy Fund

We’re proud to announce that we’re expanding our funding efforts. In addition to helping underwrite the cost of CT scans, we have established the Amy Fund.
This new fund will provide financial aid to lung cancer patients in need. We will be providing small donations for people undergoing treatment for lung cancer to help with co-pays, […]

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Spring Forward Fight Back Happy Hour at Vinoteca

[ April 16, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Join the John and Amy Mewhiney Cancer Foundation for a charity happy hour at Vinoteca in Washington, DC on Wednesday, April 16. Make a donation to the Foundation and get extended happy hour specials from 5-9. All money raised will go to the Amy Fund. We hope to see you there!

Vinoteca
1940 11th St. NW
Washington, DC […]

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