Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

Task Force

Task Force Mission

The Lung Cancer Task Force is focused on decreasing the impact of lung cancer on public health.  The Lung Cancer Task Force strives to increase awareness of lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in Colorado, encourage prevention of lung cancer through smoking cessation and radon mitigation, promote lung cancer screening CT and improve access to care.

Meeting Information

This Task Force meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Use the button below to sign up for updates or contact the chair using the button to the right.

Member Organizations

Alison Laevey, Co-Chair

Principal, emPOWERED Decisions

Jim Fenton, MD, Co-Chair

Pulmonologist, Department of Medicine, National Jewish South Denver
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Boulder County
  • Centura Health
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Denver Health
  • Diversified Radiology
  • GASP
  • emPOWERED Decisions
  • Hospital Corporation of America
  • Healthier Colorado International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • Exempla Lutheran Medical Center
  • Kaiser Permanente Colorado
  • Logos Imaging
  • National Jewish Health
  • Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Rose Medical Center
  • SCL Health
  • Swedish Medical Center
  • Tobacco Free Kids
  • University of Colorado Denver Anschutz
  • VA of Denver
  • Wheeler Advisory Group

Task Force Action Plan

The Task Force created a 2 year Action Plan in May 2016.

Lung Cancer Awareness Social Media Kit

Lung Cancer Task Force Current Work

Educate patients and health care providers about Lung Cancer Screening CT.

Lung Cancer Task Force Successes

Creation of a Tobacco Tax Initiative which will be on the November 2016 ballot – our Task Force served as the energizing force to engage other stakeholders and organizations to get the Initiative on the ballot.

Task Force Meeting Minutes

Lung Cancer Support Group Events