We are so glad you’re here! We want this page to be your home on the web where you can come to learn about the latest news affecting lung cancer patients, get support from stories shared by other patients, and maybe tell your own.
We also want you to know that we are here for you! If you have questions about information we have here, navigating the complex path of cancer treatment, or anything else, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Your message will be delivered directly to Danielle Hicks (Director of Patient Services and Programs), Michele Zeh (Patient Navigation and Services Coordinator), and Kim Parham. They are always happy to hear from you.
Also, if you are ROS1-positive, we have a special portal area dedicated to ROS1ers. Please click this link to go there.
Regardless of where you are on your cancer journey, ALCF is with you.
Latest News for Patients
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
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
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