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About Us

We are a statewide coalition of healthcare professionals and other key stakeholders dedicated to preventing lung cancer and improving early detection of lung cancer. 

Our vision is to unify efforts to prevent and defeat lung cancer in Missouri.


Our Mission

The Missouri Lung Cancer Coalition is dedicated to implementing programs and driving policies that support statewide collaboration for lung cancer education, prevention, and early detection. We are committed to action and reaching the underserved populations.

Our Goals

Develop a collaborative, equitable, and evidence-based approach through provider education and stakeholder engagement for:

  • Awareness of lung cancer risks


  • Access to tobacco cessation resources and services

  • Furthering early detection of lung cancer by supporting lung cancer screening practices


  • Advocating for legislative policies that support lung cancer prevention, detection, and treatment

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Partner Organizations

American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network

American Lung Association

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Heartland Chapter of American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Hope Light Project

Lung Cancer Connection

Mercy Hospital - Joplin

Mercy Hospital - Springfield

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Bureau of Environmental Epidemiology and Vital Statistics

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Comprehensive Tobacco Control

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Office of Epidemiology

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Genetics and Healthy Childhood

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - WIC & Nutrition Services

Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church

Saint Luke's Frank and Evangeline Thompson Thoracic Center

Show-Me Echo

St. Louis Radon

Washington University - Divison of Public Health Sciences

Washington University - Prevention Research Center


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