Posts in the “Winter 2014 Winter 2014” category:

Second Edition of the Patient Handbook on Amazon

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 4th, 2015 |

This edition of Navigating Lung Cancer 360º of Hope includes updates on new FDA approved drugs, molecular testing, immunotherapy, and a Special Clinical Trials Report. Buy it at Amazon, gift it, or download a free PDF. This publication includes updates on new FDA approved drugs, molecular testing, immunotherapy, reimbursement and more, and entirely new with… Read More

Simply the Best IX Shows Perfect Timing

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 30th, 2015 |

ALCF’s annual gala is always perfectly timed because not only does it occur during November, National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, but it happens during a traditional time of giving thanks and looking forward to the new year. More than 500 people, our largest crowd ever, gathered this year at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco…. Read More

Thank You to Our Corporate Partners

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Many thanks to our corporate partners for their commitment and willingness to share their time, talents and treasure with ALCF! These generous partners have supported our programs and services to educate, empower and raise awareness and funds to fight lung cancer. Brocade Biodesix Boehringer Ingelheim Bristol-Myers Squibb Caris Life Sciences Celgene Clovis Oncology Covidien-Interventional Lung… 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

Message from Scott Santarella, President and CEO – Winter 2015

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

“For those of you have cancer, everything that can be done in this great powerful rich country will be done.” However well-intended those words spoken by President Nixon may have been when he signed the National Cancer Act on Dec 23, 1971, for lung cancer patients that promise made has not been met, but 44… Read More

On the Horizon for ALCMI in 2015

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCMI looks forward to launching many new innovative projects next year to advance our research initiatives, including the Epidemiologic Features in Young People with Lung Cancer, a follow-up to our Genomics of Young Lung Study, and our Biospecimen Big Data Project. As a follow-up to our Genomics of Young Lung Study, we plan to examine… Read More