Category: New Discoveries and Advances

Check Out the January 2018 Edition of our newsletter

Want to know more about what we are doing at ALCF? Read our most recent newsletter to see our 2017 year in review, meet our new partner, IASLC, learn how you can get involved in our immunotherapy study, participate in a fun new way to raise funds through social sharing called the Your Cancer Game… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on February 1st, 2018

Check Out the October 2017 Edition of our newsletter

Want to know more about what we are doing at ALCF? Read our most recent newsletter and learn more about Lung Cancer Awareness Month, our new #ShowUsYourMug campaign, how we are teaming up with Boehringer Ingelheim to make the holiday season a little brighter for lung cancer patients and their families, and more. Click here… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on November 1st, 2017

Check Out the September 2017 Edition of our newsletter

Want to know more about what we are doing at ALCF? Read our most recent newsletter and learn more about our thoughts on healthcare reform, crowdsourcing in cancer, a new study from ALCMI and Inivata, an interview with Bonnie, upcoming events, and more. Click here to read the newsletter now

Posted by ALCF Staff on October 2nd, 2017

With healthcare reform, Congress can’t forget what works

Laurie Fenton Ambrose and Bonnie J. Addario wrote and Op Ed for “The Hill” about views on healthcare reform. The article states that “healthcare cannot break down into partisan politics…It impacts everyone regardless of politics.” They stress the importance of coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, early detection and access to new medications. Click here… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 22nd, 2017

Patient Advocacy Strategies Evolve as Genomic Advances Change Understanding of Cancer

The ROS1ders, are throwing their energy behind creating preclinical mouse models and cells lines that will inform drug development efforts and improve understanding… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on September 8th, 2017

ALCMI, Champions Oncology, and ROS1ders to Launch Clinical Study

The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI), and Champions Oncology (NASDAQ: CSBR), a company engaged in the development and sale of advanced technology solutions and products to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, announce a research collaboration and initiation of the ALCMI-006 study, which was developed and will be conducted by ALCMI and… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 15th, 2017

Lung Cancer Early Detection Challenge: Concept to Clinic

Looking for data scientists, software engineers, designers and researchers to build an open source software application that puts advances from machine learning into the hands of practicing clinicians. In addition to creating cutting-edge clinical software that helps detect lung cancer early, top contributors are eligible for a share of $100,000 in prize money. Click here… Read More

Posted by ALCF Staff on August 10th, 2017

Check Out the July 2017 Edition of our newsletter

Want to know more about what we are doing at ALCF? Read our most recent newsletter and find out how we are partnering with various corporations, the latest news from ASCO and our upcoming events. Click here to read the newsletter now

Posted by ALCF Staff on July 31st, 2017

Lung Cancer Updates from 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

Each year in early June the American Society for Clinical Oncology holds its Annual Meeting (called simply “ASCO”) in Chicago. The theme for the 2017 meeting was “Making a Difference in Cancer Care WITH YOU.” Over 39,000 cancer researchers, clinicians, patient advocates, and industry representatives from around the world gathered to discuss the latest scientific… Read More

Posted by Janet Freeman-Daily on July 26th, 2017

How Corporations Really Know What’s Good for the Patient

Richard Goodfellow of CEO of biotech Scancell Talks about how patient advocacy groups are central to understanding patient needs. He emphasizes that working with advocacy groups are an innovative and productive way of ensuring patients are at the forefront of everything they do. Click here to read the full commentary

Posted by Richard Goodfellow on July 26th, 2017