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2011-07-08 16:17:00

Brings Attention to High Risk Military During floor debate on Defense Spending with Additional $10.2 million included in House FY12 Defense Appropriations Bill for Lung Cancer Research WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-VI) for her continued leadership on lung cancer issues and for bringing the issue to the floor during defense spending debates, for the upcoming fiscal year, in the House of...

2011-07-06 08:56:00

"NOW LET'S START SAVING LIVES" SAYS LCA WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised the position paper on CT screening issued by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) today at its biennial conference in Amsterdam. Laurie Fenton-Ambrose, LCA President & CEO said the IASLC's consensus statement signals "a new beginning." "The question is no longer does CT screening work, but how do we bring this benefit to those at...

2011-06-29 16:23:00

More Extensive Analysis of Landmark November 2010 NCI Announcement Released in New England Journal of Medicine WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) congratulated the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on the publishing of additional and extensive data from its National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

2011-06-28 16:20:00

Guidance on What You Need to Know about CT Screening for Lung Cancer and How Early Detection Can Save Your Life WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA), the only national organization dedicated solely to support services and advocacy for all those living with or at risk for lung cancer, launched a new website, "ScreenforLung Cancer.org", which is intended to help guide decisions about lung cancer screening.

2011-06-09 16:02:00

Applauds New Additions to Growing National Network of Supporters WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised 12 United States Senators for quickly responding to the national call to action on lung cancer.

2011-05-17 17:08:00

Panelists Agree Strategy Must Include Low Dose CT Screening for Those Most at Risk for Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A united call for a comprehensive plan to address lung cancer by leading public health and medical experts was the result of a national forum entitled, "Out of the Shadows: Lung Cancer and Screening", co-hosted by Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Legacy® on May 9th, at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington, DC with support from leading...


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