Through empowering and educating patients, funding cutting-edge research, building strategic collaborations and raising public awareness, our goal is to transform lung cancer into a chronically managed disease within 10 years and ultimately to find a cure.

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Participate in our $180,000 Crowdsourcing Challenge to #BeTheSolution and Get Treatments to Cancer Patients FasterParticipate in our $180,000 Crowdsourcing Challenge to #BeTheSolution and Get Treatments to Cancer Patients Faster // Each year, in honor of World Cancer Day, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) launches a unique, international crowdsourcing challenge… Read More READ MORE
ALCF Honors Bristol-Myers Squibb for Improving and Advancing Breakthrough Treatments for Lung Cancer // Bristol-Myers Squibb receives the “Simply the Best” award at the ALCF Gala on November 14 for revolutionary immuno-oncology research. The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb... Read More READ MORE
January Living RoomJanuary Living Room // Don’t miss Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group on January 19th at 5:30PM PST! This month’s topic, “Targeted Therapies” with Joel Neal, MD, Phd from Stanford University Medical Center. READ MORE
California Woman Who Beat Stage IV Lung Cancer at 28 Fulfills Dream of Having a FamilyCalifornia Woman Who Beat Stage IV Lung Cancer at 28 Fulfills Dream of Having a Family // Emily Bennett Taylor was getting ready to celebrate her second wedding anniversary with her college sweetheart when she went to the doctor for a persistent cough she thought was allergies.... Read More READ MORE
Foundation Medicine Announces National Agreement with UnitedHealthcare for FoundationOne® in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer // Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) today announced that it has signed a national agreement for FoundationOne®, a comprehensive genomic profiling assay for solid tumors… Read More READ MORE
7 new drugs approved for lung cancer in 2015! // The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) applauds the medical research community and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for putting a heightened focus on lung cancer diagnostics... Read More READ MORE
Advocacy Groups Raise Cancer Patient Awareness of Genomic Profiling, Help Manage Testing ComplexityAdvocacy Groups Raise Cancer Patient Awareness of Genomic Profiling, Help Manage Testing Complexity // At a race to raise awareness of lung cancer, Bonnie Addario saw a “darling little lady” running toward her. Before she knew it, the woman threw her arms around her... Read More READ MORE
Research making progress on why young non-smokers get lung cancerResearch making progress on why young non-smokers get lung cancer // It was just a tiny bump behind Corey Wood’s right eye, but her doctor was concerned. The college senior and marathon runner felt fine, but a full-body scan revealed that... Read More READ MORE
How Bias Makes Lung Cancer DeadlierHow Bias Makes Lung Cancer Deadlier // When my wife began feeling chest pains and shortness of breath, we were stumped. Smita didn’t smoke, was healthy and active. By the time doctors finally diagnosed her condition –... Read More READ MORE
Bias is impeding efforts to raise funds to fight lung cancerBias is impeding efforts to raise funds to fight lung cancer // Our mom has been our cheerleader, our adviser, our shoulder to cry on, our friend. Eleven years ago, however, everything changed when we were told we might lose her after... Read More READ MORE
Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Announces FDA Approval of Portrazza in NSCLC // Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portrazza™ (necitumumab injection for intravenous use, 800 mg/50 mL), in combination with... Read More READ MORE
ALCF Launches Billboard Campaign to #BeatLungCancerALCF Launches Billboard Campaign to #BeatLungCancer // Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Billboards Launch in Los Angeles, California READ MORE
Dispelling Four Commonly-Held Lung Cancer Myths // Bonnie J. Addario, Chair of the California-based Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, works every day to dispel misinformation about lung cancer. Here are four of the all too common... Read More READ MORE
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches First Ever Simplified Chinese Resources to Help Patients Navigate Care, Diagnosis and TreatmentBonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches First Ever Simplified Chinese Resources to Help Patients Navigate Care, Diagnosis and Treatment // Today, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) released a simplified Chinese language version of its patient handbook, “Navigating… Read More READ MORE