Displaying archives for 2015 November:

TODAY IS #GIVINGTUESDAY!

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 30th, 2015 |

Black Friday, Cyber Monday…After two days of shopping, a day to give back. Give back to ALCF today and make a difference for lung cancer patients worldwide!

How Bias Makes Lung Cancer Deadlier

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 25th, 2015 |

When my wife began feeling chest pains and shortness of breath, we were stumped. Smita didn’t smoke, was healthy and active. By the time doctors finally diagnosed her condition – after some four months of tests, consultations and office visits – Smita was on the brink of stage IV lung cancer.

Bias is impeding efforts to raise funds to fight lung cancer

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 25th, 2015 |

Our mom has been our cheerleader, our adviser, our shoulder to cry on, our friend. Eleven years ago, however, everything changed when we were told we might lose her after she was diagnosed with stage IIIB lung cancer. The helplessness we felt was surreal. Fortunately, our mom won her battle with lung cancer.

Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Announces FDA Approval of Portrazza in NSCLC

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 25th, 2015 |

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portrazza™ (necitumumab injection for intravenous use, 800 mg/50 mL), in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin, as the first biologic for the first-line treatment of people with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Portrazza is not indicated… Read More

ALCF Launches Billboard Campaign to #BeatLungCancer

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 20th, 2015 |

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Billboards Launch in Los Angeles, California

Dispelling Four Commonly-Held Lung Cancer Myths

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 20th, 2015 |

Bonnie J. Addario, Chair of the California-based Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, works every day to dispel misinformation about lung cancer. Here are four of the all too common myths that have stood in the way of lung cancer diagnosis, treatments, research funding and patient support.

Medtronic Sponsors the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s “Simply the Best” Dinner and Gala

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 12th, 2015 |

ALCF’s Tenth Annual Fundraiser Celebrates Lung Cancer Survivors and the Researchers, Physicians and Clinicians Fighting for Better Diagnoses and Improved Treatments

Bristol-Myers Squibb Sponsors the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s “Simply the Best” Dinner and Gala

Posted by Gianna Nannini on November 10th, 2015 |

ALCF’s Tenth Annual Fundraiser Celebrates Lung Cancer Survivors and Honors the Dedicated Researchers Fighting for Improved Treatments