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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...

2011-03-08 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...

2011-02-22 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF), a global leader in efforts to eradicate lung cancer, today announced that it has named Scott Santarella as its new President and CEO. Santarella, former President and CEO of the American Lung Association in New York and former COO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) will step into the previous role of Bonnie J. Addario, who is...

2010-10-18 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like most patients with lung cancer, college student Jill Costello was well aware of the disparity in research funding and sympathy, and she set out to make a difference to advocate for others with lung cancer. In one short year, she inspired a nation of her peers - thousands of college students from Berkeley to Harvard to Northeastern to Yale who have rallied to raise funds and put an end to this #1 cancer killer. (Photo:...

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...