Latest Lung Cancer News for Patients

Research Wins Big

The GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer is honored to announce that on May 2 two of our programs received Your Cancer’s Cancer Community (C2) Awards. These awards celebrate “the unsung heroes of cancer care” – individuals and organizations that advance cancer care and work to improve the lives of those living with the disease. The Centers of… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on May 7th, 2019

Priority Focus Renewed on Women’s Health Imperative – House and Senate Leaders Reintroduce Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2019

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer hails bipartisan effort to accelerate progress to increase survivorship. Today the GO2… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on April 10th, 2019

Remote Participation Enables Patients with ALK-Positive Lung Cancer from Across the Country to Participate in New Study of Treatment Resistance

ALCMI study applies next-generation sequencing of blood plasma to identify tumor mutations that cause treatment resistance in patients with… Read More

Posted by Bradley Newton on January 24th, 2019

2018 World Conference on Lung Cancer Reports Energize Attendees

Bonnie Addario leads a panel discussion “Patients and Advocacy Driving Research Together” with Dr. Fred Hirsch (Physician), Dr Idiko Medve (Survivor) , Dr Ignatius Ou (Physician), Merel Hennink (Survivor) and Dr Paul Wheatley-Price (Physician).

Posted by ALCF Staff on October 9th, 2018

Patient-driven Research

Early detection survivors and patient-driven groups such as the EGFR Resisters, ALK Positive and ROS1ders have joined forces with the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) to promote research and new treatment options. Much is still unknown about lung cancer… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 18th, 2018

Early detection is key to surviving world’s deadliest cancer

Without the CT test that you recommended, I would never have suspected I had lung cancer.

I am one of the lucky few cured of lung cancer, a rare outcome for patients diagnosed with the leading cause of cancer deaths annually… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 5th, 2018

What You Need to Know About Liquid Biopsies

by Janet Freeman-Daily, Founder of ROS1ders and lung cancer patient/activist, and Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH, The Landry Family Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School The term “liquid biopsy” is appearing with increasing frequency in the news and lung cancer community discussions. Hundreds of presentations about liquid biopsies were offered this spring at major… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2018

Do what you love and raise money for ALCF

The best fundraisers come from the heart. David Robinow, a longtime donor of ALCF, cycles in honor of his brother, Joey, and all others battling lung cancer today. Most recently, he participated in the Marin Century Bike Ride in San Rafael, CA where he has raised $7254 … and counting. Thank you, David! Interested in creating… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2018

Competitive Tennis Player and EGFR Lung Cancer Survivor Stays in the Game

Science and research were not at the top of Teri Kennedy’s priority list three years ago. She was too busy raising her two daughters, working as a financial analyst, playing competitive tennis, and participating in almost daily power yoga classes. But a trip to her doctor’s office in 2015 upended her life, dramatically changing her… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2018

Bonnie J. Addario to Speak at Women’s Leadership Conference

Bonnie has been selected to speak at the annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) at the MGM Grand on August 28 in Las Vegas. The conference is a signature program for the non-profit MGM Resorts Foundation and is aimed at promoting women’s personal and professional development and advancement. Bonnie, Founder, Chair & Lung Cancer Survivor, has… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2018