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2012-04-09 22:20:54

Hank Baskett Holds Super Bowl of Golf Tournaments May 20-21 to Score Financial Backing for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL wide receiver Hank Baskett, former Minnesota Vikings player, is calling on his A-Team list of players and celebrities to drive Lung Cancer off the earth and score major funding for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation with an inaugural charity golf tournament May 21 at Donald Trump's...

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...

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...

2011-11-01 15:00:00

2011 Grant Recipients and Scientific Merit Award Winner Announced NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is announcing the 20 recipients of its 2011 research grants at its third annual Lung Cancer Symposium, tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Times Center in New York, in commemoration of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The free, open to the public session will feature distinguished thought leaders on a diverse set of topics linked to...

2011-10-14 14:00:00

Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason, a mesothelioma law firm representing clients who have been diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, support the upcoming fundraiser for the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. The Porsche Race Car Classic, held this Sunday, October 16, 2011 at the Quail Lodge in Carmel, CA, is donating all the net proceeds from the ticket sales to help fight the war against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths...

2011-10-10 07:30:00

Public Forum Focuses on Advances in Lung Cancer Research with Leading Experts in Discovery, Treatment and Patient Support NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Research Foundation will host its third annual Lung Cancer Symposium, November 1, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at the Times Center in New York. Each year, lung cancer claims more lives(1) in the United States than breast, colon and prostate deaths combined(2). This free, open to the public session will explore...

2011-07-06 04:00:00

Award to Recognize Luminaries in the Quest to Eradicate Lung Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) today announced the winner of the 2011 Addario Lectureship Award, which each year recognizes luminaries in the quest to eradicate Lung Cancer. The recipient will be honored at the 12th International Lung Cancer Congress in Carlsbad, California to be held on August 11-14, 2011. (Photo:...