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Latest Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Stories

2013-11-07 08:32:37

Genetic biomarker testing at non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis helps inform a personalized treatment approach SAN CARLOS, Calif. and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BI) today announced that BI will sponsor ALCF's efforts to raise awareness about the importance of immediate genetic biomarker testing for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). "This...

2013-11-05 16:25:39

The brightest minds in research, academics and advocacy unite at the Lung Cancer Living Room SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is proud to present The Next Decade in Lung Cancer, a three-part series of the Lung Cancer Living Room, the nation's premiere live-streamed support group for patients, family and friends. "We are asking the big question. What will it take to make lung cancer a chronically managed disease in...

2013-10-30 16:26:29

INHERIT EGFR study expands to second site SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research study, funded by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is aiming to understand how an inherited gene in some lung cancer patients could serve as an early detection screening for family members. "We're hoping this study provides new insight for methods to screen for lung cancer in people who might not have otherwise qualified for screening: the family...

2013-08-07 23:03:08

Cleveland-based, The Garland Company, Inc. raised more than $40,000 to support the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, between their sales conference earlier this year and more recently at their fourth annual Spirit Week. During Spirit Week, the entire office engaged in a variety of creative fund-raising activities with all proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s mission to make lung cancer a survivable, chronically managed disease. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Garland...

2013-07-29 04:21:18

Tony Mok, MD, was honored at the 14th International Lung Cancer Congress SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) honored Tony Mok, MD, with the 2013 Addario Lectureship Award for his continued ground-breaking work for lung cancer patients, doctors and caregivers around the world. Dr. Mok, of Chinese University of Hong Kong, received the award at the 14th International Lung Cancer Congress held on July 25 in...

2013-06-05 16:23:41

Last year's tournament, hosted by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, raised $145,000 for lung cancer research SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former NFL stars Hank Baskett and Chris Draft are joining hundreds of lung cancer supporters at the 8(th) Annual "Lung Cancer: Drive It Off the Earth" Golf Tournament hosted by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (LCF). The LCF invites you to be part of this event and help surpass last year's...

2013-04-18 12:29:08

New platform will allow patients to learn from each other, share reliable information farther and faster than ever before SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (LCF) announces its partnership with Smart Patients, who today launched a free online community for cancer patients, caregivers and others to talk about treatments, clinical trials, and more. The partnership has one purpose - to empower patients....

2013-04-17 16:24:01

26-second moment of silence will be observed, runners encouraged to wear blue and yellow DALLAS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Your Next Step is the Cure 5K walk/run at Reverchon Park on Saturday will honor the victims and heroes of Monday's Boston Marathon bombing by starting with a 26-second moment of silence - one second for every mile of the marathon. The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (LCF), who hosts the event to raise funds for lung cancer...

2013-04-15 12:27:53

April program is patient-focused, titled "Sharing My Personal Journey" SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation invites you to join The Living Room, a lively and interactive online support group for those who are directly and indirectly affected by lung cancer. The April Living Room will feature a patient-focused program, titled "Sharing My Personal Journey." There's no guest speaker this month, just stories and experiences from...

2013-03-19 12:28:28

The nation's premiere live-streamed lung cancer support group for patients and family SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation invites you to join The Living Room, a lively and special support group for those who are directly and indirectly affected by lung cancer. The Living Room takes place the third Tuesday of every month and is live-streamed online. It is the nation's premier lung cancer support group for lung cancer...