About The Editors

Fred LaBrecque worked as the Medical Writer and Program Development Director for the Caring Ambassadors. He has experience in all facets of the medical research field: basic laboratory research, clinical trials, data coordination, and program management. In his work, Fred has written and edited a variety of publications, from editorials aimed at general audiences, to scholarly articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

Cindy Langhorne-Hatfield joined the Caring Ambassadors Program, Inc. in August of 2007 as the Lung Cancer Program Director. Ms. Langhorne-Hatfield brings over twenty-four years of programmatic and managerial experience in the field of lung cancer advocacy and has worked with public and private community stakeholders. Ms. Langhorne-Hatfield’s compassion for lung cancer patients and their families and her dedication to improving the burdens of lung cancer one life at a time are extraordinary. Ms. Langhorne-Hatfield is a well-respected local, regional, and national advocate for lung cancer and issues that affect those living with or at risk for the disease.

Ms. Langhorne-Hatfield is also the acting Co-Chair for the Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN®). The Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN®) is a collaborative group of lung cancer advocacy organizations and patient driven biomarker groups who have come together to raise public awareness of the realities of lung cancer to increase funding for detecting, treating and curing the disease.