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Latest Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Stories

2012-05-28 22:20:31

NFL Wide Receiver Takes on Biggest Fight of His Life for His Father and Rallies a Star-Studded Team of Players to Tackle Lung Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For NFL wide receiver Hank Baskett, Lung Cancer is personal. On May 21, the former Minnesota Vikings player rallied a star-studded list of Hollywood and athletic celebrities to host his inaugural Hank Baskett Classic Golf Tournament, saying he was launching his "biggest challenge ever," to wage a war on...

2012-04-09 22:20:54

Hank Baskett Holds Super Bowl of Golf Tournaments May 20-21 to Score Financial Backing for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL wide receiver Hank Baskett, former Minnesota Vikings player, is calling on his A-Team list of players and celebrities to drive Lung Cancer off the earth and score major funding for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation with an inaugural charity golf tournament May 21 at Donald Trump's...

2012-03-05 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the epidemic of lives lost to Lung Cancer in the U.S., and the world's Number One Cancer Killer, Maroon 5 has joined BJALCF as an incredible Grammy-award-winning VOICE to launch a national and international Lung Cancer Awareness campaign. This campaign encourages everyone to spread awareness and raise funding for the cancer that kills more than 1.3 million worldwide annually and 450 per day in the United States. You can continue to...

2012-02-27 13:14:00

An estimated 160,340 Americans will die of Lung Cancer this year. The leading cancer killer, there is a less than 5 % survival for patients diagnosed at the latest stages. SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As strong advocates for funding research and screening for the early detection of Lung Cancer to save lives, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) supports efforts on behalf of Maryland legislators to steer state tobacco settlement...

2012-02-21 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute's research portfolio is the featured innovator in FasterCures online platform for venture philanthropy in medical research. The innovator profile features a Q&A with Steven Young, president and COO of ALCMI, sister foundation of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120221/DC56587LOGO) FasterCures, a nonprofit focused on...

2012-01-17 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just two months shy of marking its 7-year anniversary, BJALCF announced today that it has awarded over $1 million in grants for 2012 Lung Cancer Research. BJALCF has made a promise to the Lung Cancer Community to fund only immediate results-oriented projects or programs promising to catalyze progress through early detection, genetic testing, drug discovery and patient-focused outcomes. Just ask any one of the BJALCF Lung Cancer survivors, family...

2011-11-11 04:00:00

"Just Call Me HERO (Hiro)" Honoree Press Release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) hosted its 6th annual Simply the Best Dinner Gala on November 5th at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Showcasing BJALCF's work on behalf of Lung Cancer patients worldwide (WATCH THE VIDEO at http://vimeo.com/31583600), the gala toasted the contributions of extraordinary participation in the fight to end Lung Cancer and...

2011-10-14 14:00:00

Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason, a mesothelioma law firm representing clients who have been diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, support the upcoming fundraiser for the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. The Porsche Race Car Classic, held this Sunday, October 16, 2011 at the Quail Lodge in Carmel, CA, is donating all the net proceeds from the ticket sales to help fight the war against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths...

2011-07-06 04:00:00

Award to Recognize Luminaries in the Quest to Eradicate Lung Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) today announced the winner of the 2011 Addario Lectureship Award, which each year recognizes luminaries in the quest to eradicate Lung Cancer. The recipient will be honored at the 12th International Lung Cancer Congress in Carlsbad, California to be held on August 11-14, 2011. (Photo:...

2011-06-30 04:30:00

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) and the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) congratulate the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Harold Varmus, MD, NCI Director, for proving a 20 percent mortality benefit for those at risk for lung cancer SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New England Journal of Medicine's (NEJM) headline today read, "Reduced Lung Cancer Mortality with Low-Dose Computed Tomographic CT Screening," ending a long...