In the News

Reducing stigma around smoking would encourage more early lung cancer screening

January 17, 2020 – A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation board member, Curt Anderson, was diagnosed with lung cancer at 65 years old. He recently sat down with The Lancet to share his insights and journey of living with lung cancer. Read more

Young non-smoker diagnosed with lung cancer

January 14, 2020 – A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation employee, Julie Swedberg, was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer at 41 years old. She recently sat down with The Lancet to share her journey of living with lung cancer. Read more

Talking lung cancer awareness

November 4, 2019 – A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Board Member and assistant professor in the University of Minnesota Medical School, Abbie Begnaud, M.D., answers questions on the symptoms, risk factors and treatment for lung cancer. Read more

Hockey Fights Cancer – A Breath of Hope

November 2, 2019 – A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Board Chair, Julie Opheim, talks about being one of the Minnesota Wild’s Hockey Fights Cancer charities ahead of Saturday’s game. Read more

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