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  • From the desk of Ros Miller

    We have the solution!  Join the Prelude team because our solution is fun, different, easy, not expensive and you’ll feel good joining.  Make a small donation of $10 and then pick up a set of knitting needles or a crochet hook and some yarn and purposefully, intentionally make something with love that will be given with love to one of our lung cancer patients/survivors to let them know they are not alone. It’s not hard to learn, (we can teach you) fun and the best thing is the return you’ll get from knitting … and that’s priceless! 

    One thing that makes Prelude unique is that we’re the building blocks of new discoveries by seeking out novel ideas from unknown researchers and providing them initial funds, in the form of seed grants, to collect the necessary data that can lead to further funding and…. hopefully a new testing mechanism or treatment. With your help , we’re  building survivorship.

  • Why we give
    Lung cancer doesn’t care. It doesn’t care who you are, what you do, where you live, how you live, even if you smoked. Lung cancer just doesn’t care.  I care!      We care!      You can…
  • Join Our Knit-A-Lung!
    Why is a cancer research charity involved in knitting? It turns out that the knitting and fiber arts community are driven by Passion, Purpose and Progress, sharing the same way we feel about finding a cure for cancer….
  • Welcome to the New Prelude to a Cure
    2020 is in the rearview mirror as the year no one was prepared for. During COVID, Prelude to a Cure (Prelude/P2AC) found itself at odds with our mission and goal with the need to be safe and socially distant…