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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...

2013-10-30 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...

2013-07-29 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...

2013-05-09 20:23:41

Partnering with the foundation helped to extend the life of Hank Baskett Sr. SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation is honored to be the primary charity of the Second Annual Hank Baskett Classic Golf Tournament - a tournament devoted to raising much needed awareness and funds for lung cancer research. The tournament will take place on May 16-17, 2013 at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Logo:...

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...

2013-03-26 16:27:43

Recent news of high-profile lung cancer cases and deaths highlights need for more funding and better research SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by Bonnie J. Addario in light of Bobbie Smith, lead singer of The Spinners, losing his battle with lung cancer last week: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/DC28681LOGO-b) "Lung cancer has been in the news a lot lately, with high-profile celebrities like Valerie...

2013-03-20 08:22:38

Leading magazine downplays value of lung cancer screenings, to the detriment of advances in early detection research SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by Bonnie J. Addario regarding the March cover article in Consumer Reports: The cancer tests you need--and those you don't: "I am appalled by the March 2013 Consumer Reports cover story (The cancer tests you need--and those you don't), because of the misleading and...

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...