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LUNGevity Names Bonnie Addario July LUNGevity Hero

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 10th, 2014 |

LUNGevity Foundation announces Bonnie J. Addario, a tenacious lung cancer survivor and advocate, as the July LUNGevity Hero for her work in raising awareness of the disease and funds for lifesaving lung cancer research, especially for early detection methods. In late 2003, Bonnie saw her primary care physician and a neurosurgeon about sharp pain on […]

July LUNGevity Hero Bonnie Addario

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 9th, 2014 |

LUNGevity Foundation is proud to announce Bonnie Addario as the July LUNGevity Hero. Bonnie was not only able to tackle her own disease, but also has helped others in their own battles – raising money for research, providing patient support and advocacy, informing individuals about the disease, and addressing the unjust stigma that has left […]

Larger Studies of Multiple Families Will Help Us Better Understand Inherited Risk of Lung Cancer.

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 27th, 2014 |

Larger Studies of Multiple Families Will Help Us Better Understand Inherited Risk of Lung Cancer.

Purple toes campaign fights back against lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 17th, 2014 |

What started out as simple gesture by a man who wanted to lighten his wife’s mood during her battle with cancer has become something of a movement. And it all began with a purple pedicure. Valerie Brosdal, 53, a non-smoker, was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer back in August. Some days are better than […]

Man Paints His Toenails To Cheer Up Wife After Cancer Diagnosis; Hundreds Of Strangers Join In

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 12th, 2014 |

Nail polish can’t cure cancer, but when applied correctly, it can sure help a cancer patient’s outlook on life. When Valerie Brosdal was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in August 2013, her husband, Ralph Kapostins, sought to lift her spirits by taking her for a pedicure. Valerie painted her toes purple, her favorite color, […]

ALCF applauds the ALA for launching Lung Force

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 14th, 2014 |

A message from Bonnie Addario: As a strong and vigilant advocate for lung cancer awareness, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) applauds the American Lung Association (ALA) for its launch of Lung Force. We look forward to working with ALA to spread awareness about this terrible disease, especially the impact it has on […]

Don’t forget a jacket: Words of wisdom from local moms

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 9th, 2014 |

News Headline: Don’t forget a jacket: Words of wisdom from local moms Date: 5/9/14 Outlet Full Name: SF Gate Author: Amy Graff http://blog.sfgate.com/sfmoms/2014/05/09/dont-forget-a-jacket-words-of-wisdom-from-local-moms/#23110101=13 Bonnie Addario, founder, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, and her daughters, Danielle Hicks, 41, and Andrea Parks, 38. Best parenting advice: “When my children were very young and came home from […]

Guest Op-Ed: Tests Americans need to take

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 1st, 2014 |

Date: 5/1/14 Outlet Full Name: Home Reporter News Author: Paul Billings, MD, PhD, Ronnie Andrews, and Bonnie J. Addario http://www.homereporternews.com/opinion/guest-op-ed-tests-americans-need-to-take/article_29339d84-d0c1-11e3-8cdc-0019bb2963f4.html Detecting cancer and other serious diseases has gotten harder, thanks to a short-sighted decision from federal officials. At issue are government payment rates for molecular diagnostic tests — essentially, analyses of changes in a person’s […]

Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 20th, 2014 |

News Headline: Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer Date: 2/20/14 Outlet Full Name: Cal Alumni Association Author: Martin Snapp http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2014-02-20/jogs-jill-runs-honoring-late-cal-coxswain-net-500000-combat More than 1,200 runners, walkers, strollers and joggers are expected to gather next month for the fifth annual Jog For Jill, a 5-K course around UC Berkeley’s […]

BILLINGS, ANDREWS and ADDARIO: Penny-Wise, Pound- Foolish Medicine

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 17th, 2013 |

News Headline:  BILLINGS, ANDREWS and ADDARIO:  Penny-Wise, Pound- Foolish Medicine Date:  12/17/13 Outlet Full Name:  Washington Post Author:  Paul Billings, Ronnie Andrews, Bonnie J. Addario http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/dec/17/billings-andrews-and-addario-penny-wise-pound-fool/ Detecting cancer and other serious diseases just got harder, thanks to a shortsighted decision from federal officials. At issue are government payment rates for molecular diagnostic tests — essentially, […]