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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World Lung Cancer Day is August 1stWorld Lung Cancer Day is August 1st // August 1, 2016 is the 5th Annual World Lung Cancer Day and we would like to remind everyone of the dismal numbers and statistics associated with this disease. A lot... Read More READ MORE
Nominate Your Caregiver TodayNominate Your Caregiver Today // Nominate someone deserving for ALCF’s Annual The Wind Beneath My Wings Caregiver Award. Behind every lung cancer patient stands a caregiver walking hand-in-hand throughout the patient’s journey. Caregivers help give... Read More READ MORE
Young Innovators Team Award Recipients Announced // This year, ALCF-VAPF awarded $500,000 to a team of researchers exploring the causes of chemotherapy resistant small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) and identifying new inhibitors targeting this disease. “YITA supports researchers... Read More READ MORE
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity NavigatorBonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator // The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s (ALCF) sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned a 4-star rating… Read More READ MORE
'Liquid biopsy' blood test detects genetic mutations in common form of lung cancer'Liquid biopsy' blood test detects genetic mutations in common form of lung cancer // A simple blood test can rapidly and accurately detect mutations in two key genes in non-small cell lung tumors, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other institutions report in a... Read More READ MORE