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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:...

2011-06-30 04:30:00

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) and the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) congratulate the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Harold Varmus, MD, NCI Director, for proving a 20 percent mortality benefit for those at risk for lung cancer SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New England Journal of Medicine's (NEJM) headline today read, "Reduced Lung Cancer Mortality with Low-Dose Computed Tomographic CT Screening," ending a long...

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...

2011-05-13 14:28:00

REAFFIRM IMPORTANCE OF LUNG CANCER MORTALITY REDUCTION ACT WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised national leaders for their continued and steadfast support for LCA's call to action for a more coordinated and comprehensive public health strategy to address the nation's most lethal cancer. The network, which formed last Congress in support of the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act, renewed its call to action shortly after the...

2011-03-28 04:00:00

Innovative international research consortium's first study opens SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI, voiced as "Alchemy") today announced the enrollment of the initial subjects into its inaugural clinical trial known as CASTLE, targeting 250 subjects over two years among academic and community medical centers in the United States. CASTLE stands for Collaborative Advanced Stage Tissue Lung Cancer study. (Photo:...

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...

2011-02-25 10:23:00

3rd Annual 5K Walk to raise awareness and show support for the lung cancer community; Emceed by NBC's Whitney Southwick SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk is a 5K walk that brings together lung cancer survivors, patients, families and friends, among many others, to help raise awareness, hope and a call to action for all those touched by this disease. This year's event takes place on...

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:...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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