Displaying archives for 2015 January:

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

ALCMI Awarded Innovator Presentation Slot at Partnering for Cures Conference

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCMI’s Genomics of Young Lung Cancer Study (GoYLC) was chosen as one of 30 of the most creative, cross-sector collaborations in medical research from a field of 120 applicants to present its model to potential partners and funders at FasterCures’ sixth annual Partnering for Cures conference this past November in New York City. Selected through… Read More

NEW Lung Cancer Patient Web Portal Delivers Latest News Daily

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

One of ALCF’s most important services in 2015 will be our new 24/7 Patient Web Portal, an all-encompassing, centralized “go-to” hub embodying what we mean when we say that ALCF is a “patient-first, patient-focused” organization that takes a 3600 approach to living with lung cancer. Set to launch early this year this unique resource will… Read More