Below are individuals who have dedicated time and effort to raising awareness on radon and lung cancer.
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Dr. Dana Schmidt – After losing his wife to radon-induced lung cancer in 2009, Dr. Schmidt and his son established the Donna Schmidt Cancer Prevention Society, with the mission to reduce lung cancer from home and workplace radon exposure throughout the region. Dr. Schmidt is a passionate radon advocate and activist, and has successfully lobbied his local council to make changes to the building code.
Mike Holmes – Mike Holmes is the powerhouse behind a media empire that encompasses several award-winning television series, syndicated newspaper columns, bestselling books, DVDs, magazines, and his own line of personal protective equipment manufactured by 3M. In 2014 Mike recognized that radon was a significant health issue that needed attention and he started to give his time to talk about radon and help raise awareness on the issue.
Diane Colton – Diane is a lung-cancer survivor and advocate passionate about raising awareness on lung cancer. She spends her free time working hard to raise awareness and funds for lung cancer research. For the last three years, Diane has sponsored a booth at the Calgary Marda Loop fair each August; sharing information on lung cancer research and raising funds for the University of Calgary Lung Cancer Initiatives.