Displaying archives for 2015 August:

Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Creates Patient Care Advisory Board to Drive Better Outcomes for Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Gianna Nannini on August 26th, 2015 |

Patients and caregivers join ALCF leadership to enhance patient programs and services. Three years ago, 28-year-old Emily Bennett Taylor was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. Emily was a state track champion, a collegiate volleyball player and had never smoked a day in her life. After the initial shock, Emily reached out to the Bonnie… Read More

August Living Room

Posted by Bradley Newton on August 12th, 2015 |

Don’t miss Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group on August 18th at 5:30PM PST! This month’s topic, “PATIENT ROUNDTABLE – Living With Lung Cancer Challenges and Solutions – Straight From the Patients”

Three Ideas to Increase Clinical Trial Patient Enrollment Win Innovation Prize

Posted by Gianna Nannini on August 11th, 2015 |

ALCF and Free to Breathe Award $30,000 for Innovative Ideas. The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and Free to Breathe are on a mission to double participation in cancer clinical trials. On average, less than 3% of all cancer patients participate in clinical trials, and a majority aren’t even aware that clinical trials… Read More

2015 Young Innovators Team Award Request for Applications

Posted by Bradley Newton on August 1st, 2015 |

In honor of World Lung Cancer Day, on August 1, 2015, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), in collaboration with the Van Auken Private Foundation (VAPF), is requesting applications from teams of young investigators that address unmet medical needs in the topic areas listed below, for its 2015 Young Innovators Team Awards (YITA)…. Read More

World Lung Cancer Day, August 1st, 2015

Posted by Bradley Newton on August 1st, 2015 |

August 1, 2015 is the 4th Annual World Lung Cancer Day and we would like to remind everyone of the dismal numbers and statistics associated with this disease. A lot has been achieved, but a lot more needs to be done! Let’s join hands and work towards making lung cancer a chronically manageable disease!