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A Walk to Benefit the American Lung Association of New York State
Funds Raised for Research
The Diane Emdin Sachs Lung Cancer Walk
will take place on
Saturday, October 7 (Rain or Shine!)
Registration Begins: 10:00 am
Walk Begins: 11:00 am
Location: Jones Beach State Park, Field #5
Smokers and non-smokers, young and old, are affected by this fatal disease.
If you are concerned about lung cancer, small cell cancer, and/or lung disease, come join us at Jones Beach State Park.
This event will benefit the American Lung Association of New York State
By participating in this fun four-mile walk, you can help the American Lung Association:
  • Raise money to help support our cancer and lung disease research
  • Increase public awareness of cancer
  • Involve and empower families affected by cancer and lung disease.
Diane Emdin Sachs passed away at age 39, leaving her 2 very young children. She had small cell carcinoma. It was her wish to hold a walk to raise awareness and money towards a cure.

  1. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women.
  2. The U.S. has the highest rate of female lung cancer deaths in the world.
  3. Lung cancer is the cause of an estimated 25% of all cancer deaths in women.
  4. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of women; just being a woman may make you
    more susceptible.
  5. About 25% of all lung cancers are of the small cell type.
  6. Help change the "status quo" regarding the terrible toll of lung cancer!
  7. Lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of American women.

Donations made by check should be made payable to the "American Lung Association of New York State", and mailed to:
Bob Emdin
American Lung Association of NYS
37 Long Bow Lane
Commack, NY 11725
Phone: 631-368-0285
American Lung Association of NYS
700 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Attn: Maggie Eng-Salvaggio
Phone: 631-265-3848 Ext. 20