Posts in the “Lung Times Lung Times” category:

Making Strides TODAY AND TOMORROW through Your Gift

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

House and Senate negotiators recently agreed to permanently extend the IRA charitable rollover and have also worked out a deal on 55 expired tax provisions known as “tax extenders,” pending White House approval. A permanent IRA charitable rollover will eliminate the harmful cycle of expiration and renewal that has created so much uncertainty for donors… Read More

Need Help Navigating the System?

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Help is just one phone call away! ALCF’s Patient Navigation and Service Coordination (PNSC) addresses the many challenges of dealing with non-clinical issues by providing individualized, personalized assistance to patients and families throughout their lung cancer journey. By bringing health care and life care together, this free program helps to meet each patient’s specific needs…. Read More

“Join the Fight”~“We Won’t Quit”! DONATE NOW!

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

In 1971, Richard Nixon declared war on cancer, but the war against lung cancer never even got started.  TODAY is the DAY. By joining ALCF’s national “Join the Fight” – “We Won’t Quit” Campaign AND by making an end-of-year donation to combat the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, you are committing to helping us… Read More

“Bring HOPE Home” with the Living Room —”Traiga ESPERANZA a casa” con la sala de estar

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

The impact of our Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group/Patient Education and Speaker Series, which to date has reached 145+ countries and had 500,000+ views, will continue to expand in 2015 for those living with lung cancer. Thanks to generous support from Genentech, Spanish-speakers will soon be able to see select past and future programs… Read More

Coming Soon! “Navigating Lung Cancer, 360 of HOPE” Version 2

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCF’s Patient Education Handbook, V.2, will soon be available. This free publication will include updates on new FDA approved drugs, molecular testing, immunotherapy, reimbursement and more, and entirely new with V.2 is a Special Clinical Trials Report. In keeping with our commitment to make the PEH available to diverse populations, V.2 will be available in… Read More

Many thanks to Frys.com Open FedExCup Golf Tournament for Support

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Many thanks to Frys.com for selecting ALCF again this year as one of the Silicon Valley nonprofits to benefit from funds raised at its annual FedExCup Golf Tournament. The October event, this year held at the beautiful Silverado Golf Course in Napa, awarded $20,000 to ALCF to help us in the fight against lung cancer…. Read More

Smartphone/Tablet App Empowers Patients NOW!  

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCF doesn’t expect patients to be patient when they need critical information. That is why we are leading the way in putting power in patient hands with our Smartphone/Tablet application (app), the first-of-its-kind for those living with lung cancer. Our free app provides instant access to our Patient Education Handbook, “Navigating Lung Cancer, 3600 Degrees of… Read More

Thank You to ALCF GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING Heroes Coast-to-Coast

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Our coast-to-coast heroes love to walk, swim, eat, jog, golf, run, party, etc. They are event planners, organizers, fundraisers, cheerleaders and champions willing to do anything (well, almost!) to help fight lung cancer through holding independent, special events to raise awareness and funds to support ALCF! Shout-out to these amazing, compassionate, generous heroes! Lung cancer… Read More

Community Hospital Center of Excellence (COE) Program is Growing

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Baptist Memorial Hospital (Memphis) and St. Thomas Health West (Nashville) are now part of our growing COE network, with 15 additional hospitals in TX, MA and other states throughout the US in the pipeline to join soon. Many thanks to Covidien – Interventional Lung Solutions, for its generous support of our COE Program, as well… Read More

There’s Lots of Lung Power behind our Event and Outreach Successes

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

We love overachievers! Big shout-out to the thousands of walkers, joggers, runners and supporters who used their lung power to cover more miles, raise greater awareness and generate more dollars than they might have thought possible! Supporters of all ages came out for Your Next Step is the Cure 5K walk/run events this fall to… Read More