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Jul 01, 2014, 16:28 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Commends National Cancer Institute For Its New Scientific Framework For Small Cell Lung Cancer

Today the National Cancer Institute (NCI), led by Harold Varmus, MD, presented to Congress a scientific framework that lays out important steps...

May 13, 2014, 15:12 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Commends American Lung Association for Launch of LUNG FORCE and for Raising Awareness of Lung Cancer Among Women

Lung Cancer Alliance praised American Lung Association on its launch of LUNG FORCE, an initiative aimed at raising awareness among women about lung...

Jan 18, 2014, 11:50 ET

An Additional $10.5 Million In Federal Research Funding Secured For Lung Cancer

FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Brings New Total to Nearly $80 Million Secured Via Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program...

Jan 09, 2014, 16:47 ET

50th Anniversary Of Surgeon General's Report On Smoking And Health Brings Renewed Focus On Ending Tobacco Related Deaths

Lung Cancer Alliance Along with Screening Centers Urge Focus on Lung Cancer Screening to Achieve Goal  Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA)...

Dec 30, 2013, 17:57 ET

National Expert Panel Gives Lung Cancer Screening Official Green Light

Full Coverage and Reimbursement for CT Screening Next Priority  Today, in what has been the culmination of more than two decades of...

Dec 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

One of a Kind People Powered CT Donation Program For Lung Cancer Research Expands

Lung Cancer Alliance and Siemens Healthcare Expand Give A Scan Program to Help Patients Accelerate Research Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA)...

Oct 29, 2013, 14:19 ET

"Honoring Veterans - Saving Lives": Second Annual Joint Initiative To Screen Veterans At Risk For Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Alliance, Vietnam Veterans of America, Dept. of Defense, Walter Reed & select screening centers partner on education and screening...

Sep 11, 2013, 13:59 ET

Former U.S. Representative Clay Shaw Loses Battle With Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Alliance Honorary Board Member Was a Great Supporter in the Fight Against Lung Cancer Today, Lung Cancer Alliance mourns the loss...

Sep 03, 2013, 16:58 ET

"Experience More Moments, Get A Scan" National Push Launches Following Government Recommending CT Scans In Fight Against Lung Cancer

Awareness of lung cancer screening is top priority for national group that pushed for recommendation, set national responsible screening...

Jul 29, 2013, 18:00 ET
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"Monumental Moment" In Fight Against Cancer Just Occurred; This Is A "Game Changer"

 The USPSTF today issued a draft recommendation giving its second highest approval rating for CT screening for lung cancer for those at high...

Jun 25, 2013, 19:13 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Applauds New NCI Study Showing Lung Cancer Screening As Cost Effective As Other Common Health Screenings

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) applauded a long awaited cost-benefit analysis, presented at a meeting of the National Cancer Institute's Board...

Jun 20, 2013, 11:30 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Announces 5Th Annual Shine A Light On Lung Cancer Vigil

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance announced the 5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil will take place across the United States and several other...

Jun 12, 2013, 19:33 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Announces $10.5 Million In Additional Federal Funding For Lung Cancer Research Has Cleared An Important Legislative Hurdle

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance proudly announced that an additional $10.5 million for lung cancer research has been included in the House...

Jun 10, 2013, 11:15 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Says Shame On Consumer Reports For Its Inaccurate Reporting On Lung Cancer Screening

Today, after four months of repeated requests to have Consumer Reports correct their inaccurate article on lung cancer screening, Lung Cancer...

May 23, 2013, 09:56 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Wins Big During Awards Week

 Lung Cancer Alliance announced today that it was awarded a Bronze Effie Award in the Disease Awareness and Education category, and a Silver...

May 07, 2013, 17:40 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Congratulates American College of Chest Physicians for Reaffirming Benefit of Lung Cancer Screening for Those at High Risk

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) congratulated the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) for reaffirming its support for lung cancer...

Apr 22, 2013, 17:51 ET

LCA Says Combine Prevention & Early Detection Strategies To Reduce Needless Tobacco Deaths

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authority to develop new graphic cigarette warnings that comply with...

Mar 21, 2013, 17:25 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance Gratified That Federal Funding For Lung Cancer Research Maintained In The FY2013 Continuing Resolution

$10.5 million funding for Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program Included Despite Threats of Sequestration  Today, Lung...

Mar 18, 2013, 10:17 ET

The Honorable Anthony J. Principi Joins Lung Cancer Alliance Honorary Board of Directors

Former Cabinet Secretary for Veterans Affairs Highlights Continued Efforts to Support at Risk Military Men and Women WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013...

Feb 21, 2013, 10:18 ET

Lung Cancer Alliance And Legacy® Object To Stigmatization Of Smokers By Charging Higher Health Care Premiums Pursuant To Provisions Of The Affordable Care Act

Same Stigmatization Blocks Access to Low Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer...

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