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The third annual Fight for Air luncheon to benefit the American Lung Association will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 30 at the Oklahoma History Center. It is hosted in conjunction with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
The event raises money for the ALA’s efforts in the Oklahoma City area, and strives to raise awareness for lung diseases such as lung cancer, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nader, a pulmonologist, will return as the presenter and speak about research
efforts and new treatments for lung cancer.
Past speakers have included Deborah Morisini, a pathologist, whose sister, Dana Reeve, wife of actor Christopher Reeve, died of lung cancer. Another past speaker was lung cancer survivor Kathryn Joosten, an actress on ABC’s Desperate Housewives.
not a disease for smokers,” said Whitney Proctor, ALA development manager. “A
large percentage of those lost to lung cancer never smoked. This event will
change the way you look at the 20,000 breaths you take every day. We guarantee
To purchase tickets call 405-748-4674 or visit