Posts in the “Lung Times Lung Times” category:

“Bring HOPE Home” with the Living Room —”Traiga ESPERANZA a casa” con la sala de estar

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

The impact of our Lung Cancer Living Room Support Group/Patient Education and Speaker Series, which to date has reached 145+ countries and had 500,000+ views, will continue to expand in 2015 for those living with lung cancer. Thanks to generous support from Genentech, Spanish-speakers will soon be able to see select past and future programs… Read More

Need Help Navigating the System?

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Help is just one phone call away! ALCF’s Patient Navigation and Service Coordination (PNSC) addresses the many challenges of dealing with non-clinical issues by providing individualized, personalized assistance to patients and families throughout their lung cancer journey. By bringing health care and life care together, this free program helps to meet each patient’s specific needs…. Read More

ALCF Launches New Initiative to Reach Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) Population

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Although we certainly don’t think of a healthy young person as being diagnosed with lung cancer, the truth is that ANYONE CAN GET LUNG CANCER. It does not discriminate based on age, background, gender, ethnicity or lifestyle. That’s why we have created our AYA Speaker Series & Campus Conversations, a first-of-its-kind program dedicated to reaching… Read More

Congratulations to Recipients of 2014 Young Innovators Team Award

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

In 2014, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) launched a new funding mechanism, the Young Innovators Team Award (YITA), to encourage out-of-the-box thinking and foster leadership skills among young innovators, instilling confidence in them to drive breakthrough research under a collaborative paradigm. ALCF, in collaboration with the Van Auken Private Foundation, is pleased… 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

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

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

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

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

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