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Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) 3-Part Speaker Series

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 13th, 2015 |

Join us for Part Two of our Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) 3-Part Speaker Series on May 5th at 5:30PM PST! The topic will be the Inherited Lung Cancer or Not? The Next Generation Voice.

Increased Risk of Death from Smoking Goes Well Beyond Lung Cancer

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 13th, 2015 |

NPR’s Richard Harris did an excellent piece this week on the variety of ways that smoking exacts its toll on health and life expectancy. He discusses a study published in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine that details the increased risk of death from ailments that aren’t always top of mind when considering the… Read More

International Partnership to Address Lung Cancer Epidemic

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 10th, 2015 |

According to a recent study in the Annals of Oncology, lung cancer fatalities are set to overtake breast cancer deaths among European women for the first time this year. It is predicted lung cancer deaths for women in Europe will reach 14.24 per 100,000 of the population in 2015.

May Living Room

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 9th, 2015 |

Don’t miss Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group on May 19th at 5:30PM PST! Join us for a special Living Room dedicated to patients and their families who are going through the lung cancer journey and need help managing side effects.

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

ALCF Partners with Free To Breathe to Launch $75,000 Clinical Trial Innovation Prize

Posted by Gianna Nannini on February 4th, 2015 |

Crowdsourcing Ideas to Increase Patient Accrual in Cancer Clinical Trials