Latest Lung Cancer News for Patients

Gene.com Talks With Bonnie and Visits “The Living Room”

This audio interview, which takes place before one of our monthly Living Room Educational Support Programs, allows listener to learn about the foundation through Bonnie’s voice. Bonnie talks about both ALCF and ALCMI and the progress we are making in lung cancer screening and treatment. A special thanks to Samantha Mixon, one of our patients,… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on October 6th, 2017

Check Out the September 2017 Edition of our newsletter

Want to know more about what we are doing at ALCF? Read our most recent newsletter and learn more about our thoughts on healthcare reform, crowdsourcing in cancer, a new study from ALCMI and Inivata, an interview with Bonnie, upcoming events, and more. Click here to read the newsletter now

Posted by ALCF Staff on October 2nd, 2017

With healthcare reform, Congress can’t forget what works

Laurie Fenton Ambrose and Bonnie J. Addario wrote and Op Ed for “The Hill” about views on healthcare reform. The article states that “healthcare cannot break down into partisan politics…It impacts everyone regardless of politics.” They stress the importance of coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, early detection and access to new medications. Click here… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 22nd, 2017

Patient value: Perspectives from the advocacy community

The paradigm of decision making for healthcare must change. It is imperative that patients are part of the equation. According to this article, co-authored by Bonnie J. Addario, “There is substantial evidence to show that patient-centred care improves patient satisfaction, adherence to medications, improved chronic disease control, quality of care and health outcomes while reducing… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 20th, 2017

Special Remote Lung Cancer Living Room with LCA

ALCF is partnering with LCA for a very special remote Lung Cancer Living Room. It will be held in Washington DC at the LCA summit. Everyone is invited to participate via our YouTube Channel.

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 20th, 2017

Calling All Artists

ALCF is holding a t-shirt design contest! Get your creative juices flowing while supporting lung cancer. The winning design will be on t-shirts for the entire 2018 Your Next Step is the Cure 5K walk.run series. Find out more here…

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 11th, 2017

Patient Advocacy Strategies Evolve as Genomic Advances Change Understanding of Cancer

The ROS1ders, are throwing their energy behind creating preclinical mouse models and cells lines that will inform drug development efforts and improve understanding… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 8th, 2017

ALCMI, Champions Oncology, and ROS1ders to Launch Clinical Study

The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI), and Champions Oncology (NASDAQ: CSBR), a company engaged in the development and sale of advanced technology solutions and products to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, announce a research collaboration and initiation of the ALCMI-006 study, which was developed and will be conducted by ALCMI and… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2017

Lung Cancer Early Detection Challenge: Concept to Clinic

Looking for data scientists, software engineers, designers and researchers to build an open source software application that puts advances from machine learning into the hands of practicing clinicians. In addition to creating cutting-edge clinical software that helps detect lung cancer early, top contributors are eligible for a share of $100,000 in prize money. Click here… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 10th, 2017

Patient Engagement is Mandatory

Bonnie and Daryl Pritchard, PhD, from the Personalized Medicine Coalition talk about the importance of personalized medicine and how a registry that can serve as a repository for data on patients with lung cancer— is a means to empower patients and assist care providers to deliver personalized medicine in a patient-centered manner. Read the full… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 9th, 2017

About Guneet Walia, PhD

Dr. Guneet Walia is here to serve as your guide through what can feel like an overwhelming amount of information and jargon in lung cancer research. With her extensive background in oncology & drug development in the lab and experience working with cancer patients, she culls through the latest news to bring you the most important developments that can impact you and your disease today. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Dr. Walia.