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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Genomics of Young Lung Cancer and INHERIT Studies Accepted for Presentation at ASCO Two Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute research studies funded in part by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation chosen for presentation at the May/June 2015 American Society of Clinical [...] READ MORE
Apply for the $75,000 Clinical Trial Innovation PrizeApply for the $75,000 Clinical Trial Innovation Prize Only 3% of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials and 85% don’t even know that these are a treatment option. Lets change that. READ MORE
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches First Ever Spanish Language Resources to Help Patients Navigate Care, Diagnosis and Treatment Today, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) released a Spanish-language version of its patient handbook, “Navigating Lung Cancer, 360 Degrees of Hope,” and announced the first Spanish-language Living [...] READ MORE
La Fundación Bonnie J. Addario del Cáncer de Pulmón Lanza los Primeros Recursos en Español para Ayudar Pacientes Navegar Atención, Diagnóstico y Tratamiento Hoy en día, la Fundación Bonnie J. Addario del Cáncer de Pulmón (ALCF) lanzó una versión en español de su Manual del Paciente, “Navegando por cáncer de pulmón, 360 grados [...] READ MORE
Texas Health Dallas Honored for Excellence in the Care and Treatment of Lung Cancer Patients Today the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) awarded Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas the official designation as a Community Hospital Center of Excellence. The ALCF Centers of Excellence [...] READ MORE
New Online Toolkit Now Available to Help People Living with Lung Cancer As hard as a lung cancer diagnosis can be, there is support and practical information available on NavigateLungCancer.org (www.NavigateLungCancer.org) to help lung cancer patients and their loved ones during the [...] READ MORE
It's Our Time - American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) An intriguing and fact-filled video about the accomplishments and possibilities of cancer research conceptualized by AACR President Tyler Jacks, Ph.D., and AACR Annual Meeting Program Chair Frank McCormick, Ph.D READ MORE
Dual Therapy’s One-Two Punch Knocks Out Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer Capitalizing on a rare opportunity to thoroughly analyze a tumor from a lung cancer patient who had developed resistance to targeted drug treatment, UC San Francisco scientists identified a biological [...] READ MORE
Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center Awarded for Excellence in Lung Cancer Care The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) awarded Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center of Truckee, California, the official designation as a Community Hospital Center of Excellence. The [...] READ MORE
FDA Approves Landmark Drug for Lung Cancer Patients The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the Bristol-Meyers Squibb’s Opdivo immunotherapy drug for the treatment of lung cancer, the [...] READ MORE
Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) 3-Part Speaker SeriesAdolescent Young Adult (AYA) 3-Part Speaker Series Join us for Part Two of our Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) 3-Part Speaker Series on May 5th at 5:30PM PST! The topic will be the Inherited Lung Cancer or Not? [...] READ MORE
Increased Risk of Death from Smoking Goes Well Beyond Lung CancerIncreased Risk of Death from Smoking Goes Well Beyond Lung Cancer NPR’s Richard Harris did an excellent piece this week on the variety of ways that smoking exacts its toll on health and life expectancy. He discusses a study published in [...] READ MORE
International Partnership to Address Lung Cancer Epidemic According to a recent study in the Annals of Oncology, lung cancer fatalities are set to overtake breast cancer deaths among European women for the first time this year. It [...] READ MORE
May Living RoomMay Living Room Don’t miss Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group on May 19th at 5:30PM PST! Join us for a special Living Room dedicated to patients and their families who are going [...] READ MORE
ALCF Partners with Free To Breathe to Launch $75,000 Clinical Trial Innovation PrizeALCF Partners with Free To Breathe to Launch $75,000 Clinical Trial Innovation Prize Crowdsourcing Ideas to Increase Patient Accrual in Cancer Clinical Trials READ MORE