Canadian Lung Association Blog

Monthly Archives: March 2016

My Experience With Lung Cancer – Epilogue


[See previous posts – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6] On March 17, 2016, 26 months after receiving her diagnosis of lung cancer, Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum passed away. The courage with which she struggled against lung cancer is evident from the six instalments of her blog. The Lung Association was truly blessed to have a friend such as Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum. From 1999 to 2006, Terry-Nan was the Medical Director of a project to develop a TB control program in Ecuador. The project was funded by CIDA through the Canadian Lung Association. During this time, Ecuador went from having the

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Radon Environmental sits down with BC Lung Association

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Until now only offered long term radon test kits. We’re really pleased, thanks to our new partnership with Radon Environmental, to offer both a short and long term radon testing (Learn by reading the media release). To learn a little more about Radon Environmental and its objectives – BC Lung Association’s RadonAware Manager Britt Swoveland sat down with CEO Alan Whitehead. Britt: Why radon? Alan: It all started with my wife Janet, a radon-induced lung cancer survivor. Britt:  I know we both agree relationship building is key to reaching and activating more and more British Columbians on the issue

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