The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Announces Partnership with Smart Patients to Launch New Online Community for Lung Cancer Patients
New platform will allow patients to learn from each other, share reliable information farther and faster than ever before
“Patients hold the key to unlocking the genetic code to curing lung cancer, so we’re extremely excited to partner with this first-of-its-kind, easy way for patients and doctors to connect online,” said
The LCF truly believes that educated and empowered patients live longer and offers three key patient programs:
- The LCF’s new Patient Handbook will help guide and empower those living with lung cancer.
- The Patient 360 Community Hospital Program is a patient-centric model created to ensure that every patient with this serious disease has access to the newest and most effective diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
- The Living Room, an interactive, live-streamed support group for lung cancer patients and their families, brings the brightest minds in cancer research into homes around the world.
One of the founders of Smart Patients,
“The Lung Cancer Foundation has been an early partner and is helping to seed the community where science meets social,” said
About the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation is one of the largest philanthropies (patient-founded, patient-focused, and patient-driven) devoted exclusively to eradicating Lung Cancer through research, early detection, education, and treatment. The Foundation works with a diverse group of physicians, organizations, industry partners, individuals, survivors, and their families to identify solutions and make timely and meaningful change. BJALCF was established on
About Smart Patients
Smart Patients is an online community for cancer patients and caregivers. The community includes a clinical trial search engine that presents trial data from ClinicalTrials.gov in a patient-friendly format. The community platform has been in private beta testing since
SOURCE Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation