Posts in the “Winter 2014 Winter 2014” category:

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

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

Message From Bonnie J. Addario, Founder and Chair – Winter 2015

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Happy New Year! This year the Foundation celebrates its 9th birthday with a spirit of hope and a renewed urgency to achieve our goal of making lung cancer a “Chronically Managed Disease by 2023.” Lung cancer is a global epidemic and it requires a global solution. For the first time I believe that our 2023… 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

Message from Scott Santarella, President and CEO – Winter 2015

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

“For those of you have cancer, everything that can be done in this great powerful rich country will be done.” However well-intended those words spoken by President Nixon may have been when he signed the National Cancer Act on Dec 23, 1971, for lung cancer patients that promise made has not been met, but 44… 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

Community Hospital Center of Excellence (COE) Program is Growing

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

Baptist Memorial Hospital (Memphis) and St. Thomas Health West (Nashville) are now part of our growing COE network, with 15 additional hospitals in TX, MA and other states throughout the US in the pipeline to join soon. Many thanks to Covidien – Interventional Lung Solutions, for its generous support of our COE Program, as well… Read More

Smartphone/Tablet App Empowers Patients NOW!  

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCF doesn’t expect patients to be patient when they need critical information. That is why we are leading the way in putting power in patient hands with our Smartphone/Tablet application (app), the first-of-its-kind for those living with lung cancer. Our free app provides instant access to our Patient Education Handbook, “Navigating Lung Cancer, 3600 Degrees of… Read More

Coming Soon! “Navigating Lung Cancer, 360 of HOPE” Version 2

Posted by Gianna Nannini on January 27th, 2015 |

ALCF’s Patient Education Handbook, V.2, will soon be available. This free publication will include updates on new FDA approved drugs, molecular testing, immunotherapy, reimbursement and more, and entirely new with V.2 is a Special Clinical Trials Report. In keeping with our commitment to make the PEH available to diverse populations, V.2 will be available in… Read More