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LungCAN® Urges Medicare to Cover Cost of Lung Cancer Screening

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 28th, 2014 |

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is now considering whether Medicare should cover lung cancer screening for seniors at high risk for the disease. Astonishingly, rejecting scientific evidence that lung cancer screening saves lives, the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) recommended against Medicare covering the cost of this procedure. The […]

FDA approves Zykadia for late-stage lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 29th, 2014 |

FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 29, 2014 Media Inquiries: Stephanie Yao, 301-796-0394, stephanie.yao@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA approves Zykadia for late-stage lung cancer Breakthrough therapy drug approved four months ahead of review completion goal date The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a certain […]

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Cancer Commons Partner to Help Patients Find Their Best Treatment Options

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 21st, 2014 |

Date: 4/21/14 Outlet Full Name: Business Wire Author: No author http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140421005147/en/Bonnie-J.-Addario-Lung-Cancer-Foundation-Cancer#.U1VIglVdWVM Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and Cancer Commons today announced the launch of a new program called MyCancerCommons, created to make sure critical lung cancer treatment information reaches the patients who need it. Lung cancer is the second leading cause of death […]

Physicians’ Education Resource Co-Program Director Honored With Lectureship Award

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 9th, 2014 |

Date: 4/9/14 Outlet Full Name: Fort Mill Times Author: No author http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2014/04/09/3406948/physicians-education-resource.html The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) announced today the winner of its 2014 Lectureship Award is Dr. Roy Herbst, a medical oncologist at Yale Cancer Center and distinguished co-director of the International Lung Cancer Congress (ILCC). This award annually honors luminaries […]

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Releases New Public Service Announcement Featuring Penny Marshall

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 7th, 2014 |

Date: 4/7/14 Outlet Full Name: Business Wire Author: No author http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140407006192/en/Bonnie-J.-Addario-Lung-Cancer-Foundation-Releases#.U0LcJqhdWVM Follow Link above to view PSA SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) today released the third in a series of Public Service Announcements featuring well-known celebrities to raise awareness for the nation’s number one cancer killer. Film director and […]

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Releases New Public Service Announcement Featuring Penny Marshall

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 7th, 2014 |

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Releases New Public Service Announcement Featuring Penny Marshall PSA is third in a series of lung cancer awareness messages featuring celebrities SAN CARLOS, CA (April 7, 2014) –The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) today released the third in a series of Public Service Announcements featuring well-known celebrities […]

Hank Baskett III Named an Official Spokesperson for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

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Posted by Samantha Powell on March 31st, 2014 |

Hank Baskett III Named an Official Spokesperson for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Former NFL wide receiver, whose father is a lung cancer survivor, joins the fight to beat lung cancer SAN CARLOS, CA (March 31, 2014) — Former NFL wide receiver Hank Baskett III will now tackle the nation’s top cancer killer. […]

Memorial Cancer Institute Partners with Addario Foundation to Improve Standard of Care for Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 24th, 2014 |

Date: 3/24/14 Outlet Full Name: Businesswire Author: Matt Notley and Kerting Baldwin http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140324005239/en/Memorial-Cancer-Institute-Partners-Addario-Foundation-Improve#.UzBjvqhdXDU The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) announced today the addition of Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) in Hollywood, Florida, a part of Memorial Healthcare Systems, to its 360 Community Hospital Centers of Excellence Program, which aims to improve individualized standard of […]

Myriad Genetics’ myPlan™ Lung Cancer Test Meets Primary Clinical Endpoint

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Posted by Samantha Powell on September 24th, 2013 |

Myriad Genetics’ myPlan™ Lung Cancer Test Meets Primary Clinical Endpoint Verification Study Published in the Journal Clinical Cancer Research SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 24, 2013 – Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) today announced new data published in Clinical Cancer Research that showed the myPlan Lung Cancer test is a significant predictor of lung cancer […]

Garland Raises More Than $40,000 for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 7th, 2013 |

News Headline: Garland Raises More Than $40,000 for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Date: 8/7/13 Outlet Full Name: PR Web Author Name: N/A http://www.prweb.com/releases/spirit/week/prweb11005602.htm Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Garland Company, Inc., a local employee-owned manufacturer of high-performance solutions for the commercial building envelope, raised more than $40,000 to support The […]