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Advocate in Action: Scott Santarella – The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 29th, 2012 | No comments

Scott Santarella President and CEO of The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation discusses the work of the foundation as well as their subsidiary organization, Jill’s Legacy.

The Doctors–The Great Lung Run

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 22nd, 2012 | No comments

Harvard graduate Kelcey Harrison decided to take action after losing a friend and classmate to lung cancer. Kelcey is running from New York to San Francisco to not only raise awareness and fundraise for research efforts, but to extinguish the myth that only heavy smokers fall victim to the disease. WATCH NOW

From Survivor to Advocate: How One Patient Launched Two Foundations

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 5th, 2012 | No comments

By Ben Leach Nine years ago, Bonnie J. Addario was a successful fiftysomething California businesswoman whose active lifestyle was being disrupted by persistent chest pain. Her doctors thought the pain stemmed from a bulging neck disc and, after months of fruitless exercising and frustration, she decided to pay for her own full-body computed tomography (CT) […]