Lung Cancer Foundation of America celebrates new hope for life-extending treatments with 7th annual Day at the Races event

Research funding supporter hosts fundraiser at Del Mar Racetrack


Contact: Diane Mulligan
Public Relations Contact
(720) 273-0927

DEL MAR, CA (July 24, 2016) Lung cancer patients, researchers and supporters will join Lung Cancer Foundation of America (LCFA) for a fabulous day of horse racing at the 7th annual “Day at the Races” fundraising event on Sunday, July 24 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

“Lung cancer receives the least amount of federal funding for all the major cancers, yet it is the number one cancer killer,” said LCFA Executive Director Jim Baranski. “There are amazing new treatment breakthroughs targeting cancer tumors that use your own immune system to fight the cancer. LCFA is here today to help raise money so life-saving cancer research that lead to these kinds of breakthroughs continue.”

WHEN:    Sunday, July 24, Noon-6:30 p.m.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar Race Track
    Please contact Diane Mulligan at 720-273-0927

*Event photos will be available Sunday afternoon at 

About Lung Cancer Foundation of America

LCFA’s mission is the dramatic improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science, with the ultimate goal of curing the disease. To accomplish this, LCFA will work to raise both the funds and the national profile of lung cancer in order to substantially increase support of innovative and groundbreaking research efforts.

The Lung Cancer Foundation of America's Speakers Bureau is a group of survivors and those whose lives have been affected by lung cancer. Their mission is to spread awareness, information and hope in the fight against the leading cause of cancer death. Bureau speakers are available for interviews with the media.