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Feb 05, 2015, 16:51 ET Medicare Decision on Lung Cancer Screening a Launch Pad to Increased Survival $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) applauds the game-changing move by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) who issued their final...


Jan 14, 2015, 09:51 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Welcomes New Board Members To Further Organizational Reach And Impact $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) proudly announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors, Jim Angle, former Chief...


Dec 15, 2014, 11:24 ET Passage of Spending Bill Brings More Lung Cancer Research Funding $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Lung Cancer Alliance announced today that another $10.5 million for lung cancer research was approved by Congress late Saturday night. LCA...


Nov 10, 2014, 17:02 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Says Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "Got it Right" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) commended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) who "got it right," said Laurie Fenton Ambrose,...


Aug 18, 2014, 16:39 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Applauds Launch of Innovative Trial at National Cancer Institute $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) President & CEO, Laurie Fenton Ambrose praised the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) new trial, launched today, that...


Jul 01, 2014, 16:28 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Commends National Cancer Institute For Its New Scientific Framework For Small Cell Lung Cancer $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 "Monumental Moment" In Fight Against Cancer Just Occurred; This Is A "Game Changer" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

$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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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