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2013-02-26 20:21:07

Hagel passed pivotal lung cancer legislation and has been personally impacted by the disease SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bonnie J. Addario and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation salute and applaud Chuck Hagel's nomination and Senate confirmation as the 24(th) United States Secretary of Defense. Hagel has been directly affected by lung cancer - his mother died from the disease. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/DC67173) (Logo:...

2012-11-26 04:22:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and we salute these three uniquely inspiring and powerful personal missions. Together, with the ongoing momentum of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF), the Addario Lung Cancer Medial Institute (ALCMI), Jill's Legacy(TM), and the committed, collaborative efforts with the health industry, 17 U.S. and international universities and other foundations such as Michael...

2012-09-03 22:24:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 24-year-old Kelcey Harrison teamed up with the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF), a patient-founded, patient-focused, patient-driven non-profit dedicated to ending Lung Cancer and its young people's movement: Jill's Legacy. Averaging 30-40 miles -- about 160,000 strides daily (ironically the number of people who die of Lung Cancer each year in the U.S.) -- Kelcey carries a symbolic torch with the message: ANYONE CAN GET LUNG CANCER....

2012-07-10 22:20:54

Kelcey Harrison, Member of Jill's Legacy® is Running Across the Country to Beat Lung Cancer in THE GREAT LUNG RUN SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We will go to the moon. We will go to the moon and do other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard."- John F. Kennedy "It is my belief that Kelcey is going to bring much needed attention to this disease not only for Jill but for ALL Lung Cancer patients. For far too long there has been little...

2012-06-19 22:20:41

The Former NFL Duo is Rallying a Star-Studded List of Hollywood and Athletic Celebrities to Join Them in Their Personal Journey to Tackle Lung Cancer Hank: I'm here to support Bonnie's Foundation because Lung Cancer is personal to me. It has swooped in and attacked my dad, and I understand how brutally destructive this cancer is and how many people are waging war to battle it. Chris: I am honored to be here and passionate about helping an organization like the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer...

2012-06-14 14:21:07

Bringing HOPE Home to Your Living Room through USTREAM on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 5:30 p.m. PDT Online Excerpt: 5:45 Howietta: I am hugging Jennifer but she does not know it 5:59 bclements: I am humbled to be a part of this... 6:15 DianeJ775: I feel so special...oh wait...I am 6:32 nitalou: This is the easiest livestream I've ever participated in SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "There's a breast cancer support group on every corner you turn in the world,"...

2012-06-04 22:20:25

Award to Recognize Luminaries in the Quest to Eradicate Lung Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) today announced the winner of the 2012 Addario Lectureship Award, which each year recognizes luminaries in the quest to eradicate Lung Cancer. The recipient will be honored at the 13th International Lung Cancer Congress in Huntington Beach, California to be held on July 19-22, 2012. (Photo:...

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...

2012-03-05 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...