In the News

Hundreds participate in A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation event

August 10, 2019 – Tom Kurvers, acting general manager of the Minnesota Wild, and hundreds of other people took part in the 13th annual A Breath of Hope Lung Run/Walk Twin Cities on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Read more

Running event will raise awareness, funds for lung cancer research

August 6, 2019 — Nancy Torrison and Bonnie Mueller sat down with Jason Jenkins of the Sun Sailor to talk about A Breath of Hope, the upcoming Lung Run/Walk and what people need to know about lung cancer. Read more

A Breath of Hope on KTIS Community Spotlight

August 3, 2019 — A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation’s Executive Director, Nancy Torrison, spends some time raising awareness about lung cancer on the KTIS Community Spotlight program. Read more

Twin Cities Lung Run/Walk Radio Spots – 2018

A big thank-you to Renee and Leslie for sharing your stories on-air and raising awareness for the 2018 ABOH Twin Cities Lung/Run Walk! Read more

KARE11-TV Interview about new resource for lung cancer patients

Nancy Torrison, Executive Director of A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation, was interviewed by KARE11-TV to tell the public about a new web resource tool called Animated Lung Cancer Patient: An Animated Patient’s Guide to Lung Cancer. Read more

KSTP-TV Interview: New tool to better inform lung cancer patients

Nancy Torrison, Executive Director of A Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Foundation, is interviewed by KSTP-TV and speaks about plans to launch an online animated patient education website on Nov. 5, in conjunction with its first major fundraising gala. Read more

Fighting The Stigma Around Lung Cancer

A Breath of Hope’s Executive Director, Nancy Torrison, and Dr. Arek Dudek spoke with WCCO’s Ali Lucia and Kim Johnson. Read more

ABOH Director Meets with Vice President Biden


A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation’s executive director, Nancy Torrison met with Vice President Biden and his senior adviser Don Graves, U.S. Representative Rick Nolan and a small group of Minnesota cancer leaders to discuss the Cancer Moonshot 2020. With stage 4 lung cancer patient, Katherine Bensen, present to share her real-life story, the two women had an amazing opportunity to state and emphasize the often-obscured facts about lung cancer to the group. Read more

2016 Press Releases


To view and download any of our 2016 press releases regarding research fellowships, events and more, click below. Read more