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Latest Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Stories

2011-03-28 04:00:00

Innovative international research consortium's first study opens SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI, voiced as "Alchemy") today announced the enrollment of the initial subjects into its inaugural clinical trial known as CASTLE, targeting 250 subjects over two years among academic and community medical centers in the United States. CASTLE stands for Collaborative Advanced Stage Tissue Lung Cancer study. (Photo:...

2011-03-08 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF), a worldwide leader in efforts to eliminate Lung Cancer, announced today that they have launched the creation of a new Advisory Board made up of 21 promising young professionals who have each been personally touched by Lung Cancer. The Board has been called "Jill's Legacy" in memorial of the 22-year-old college student and athlete at U.C. Berkeley, Jillian Costello, who lost her battle with...

2010-09-10 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonnie Addario of The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Dr. David Jablons, Director of the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program are honored to announce today that Porsche will be a major collaborator in the October 16, 2011 exclusive QUAIL PORSCHE RACE CAR CLASSIC in Carmel, California at the famed Quail Lodge and Golf Club. This once-in-a-lifetime gathering of vintage Porsche race cars from 1950-1965 coming from around the globe will raise...

2010-08-09 06:00:00

Two leading lung cancer organizations unite to push for international efforts to eradicate lung cancer SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than three years, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (http://www.lungcancerfoundation.org) in San Francisco and the Joan Gaeta Lung Cancer Fund (formerly Foundation) in Atlanta, have worked tirelessly back and forth across the country in their efforts to eradicate lung cancer. (Photo:...

2010-01-04 09:01:00

Award to Recognize Luminaries in the Quest to Eradicate Lung Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) today announced the winner of the 2010 Addario Lectureship Award, which each year recognizes luminaries in the quest to eradicate Lung Cancer. The recipient will be honored at the 11th International Lung Cancer Congress in Southern California held on July 8-11, 2010. (Photo:...

2009-07-31 19:11:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) today announced the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) to collaborate with Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX) on molecular diagnostic testing and banking of advanced-stage Lung Cancer tissues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090731/DC55399LOGO) Specific molecular features of tumors, including EGFR mutations, ras mutations, ERCC1, RRM1 or TS overexpression, have been...

2009-03-19 02:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ALCMI's founding organization, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer (BJALCF) has been conducting an ongoing "One in a Million" advertising campaign to raise $20 from one million people in the belief that small donations add up. Generously donated by CBS Outdoor and friends of the Foundation to raise awareness for lung cancer, the ads currently appear on buses and billboards in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and...

2009-03-09 03:02:00

Representing the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation's New Generation of Crusaders, James Lichtenthal Traveled to New York City on March 5, 2009 for the American Cancer Society's Awareness Day SAN FRANSISCO, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Thursday, three years almost to the date of his aunt Dana Reeve's untimely death from Lung Cancer, James Lichtenthal, 18, boarded a 5:30 a.m. plane to New York City from Boston, carrying with him expectations of hope and change to more than...

2009-01-09 20:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is "a moment in history" in the battle against Lung Cancer -- the Number One Cancer Killer, thanks to California Assembly Member Tom Torlakson (D-11th District). His compassion and tireless efforts working with our Foundation, doctors, patients and researchers to get legislation fighting this killer cancer, became reality with the introduction of Assembly Bill (AB 89) in the California legislature, today. (Photo:...