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Oct 31, 2018, 17:04 ET "What About Your Lungs?" Campaign Launches Nationwide

Responding to the need to increase national awareness about lung cancer screening and encourage those at risk to talk with their doctor, Lung Cancer...


Sep 05, 2018, 17:19 ET Survey Shows Increased Public Awareness Of Lung Cancer Over Last Decade

Survey results released today by Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) show that general awareness about lung cancer has improved significantly over the last...


Jul 10, 2018, 09:59 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Opens Milestone 10th Anniversary National Advocacy Summit

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) opens the 10th Anniversary National Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. Taking place from July 10 –12, the Summit...


Jan 30, 2018, 07:32 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Bipartisan, Bicameral Congressional Leadership On Women's Health Imperative

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the reintroduction of the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act, which brings priority...


Aug 27, 2015, 03:48 ET Congress Brings Heightened Focus On Lung Cancer

Today, Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President & CEO of Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the establishment of the first bi-partisan Lung Cancer Caucus in...


Jun 11, 2015, 05:50 ET $13M More For Lung Cancer Research Funding

Today, the House of Representatives passed the FY16 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Bill. This legislation includes $13 million for lung...


Jun 10, 2015, 06:31 ET Lung Cancer Alliance thanks Congressman Rick Nolan (D-MN) for supporting lung cancer research

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance thanked Congressman Rick Nolan (D-MN) for adding another $1 million to the Department of Defense (DOD) Lung Cancer...


Jun 02, 2015, 04:23 ET Federally-Funded Lung Cancer Research Crosses $100M Threshold

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) announced that an additional $12 million for lung cancer research was included in the FY16 Department of Defense...


Feb 05, 2015, 04:51 ET Medicare Decision on Lung Cancer Screening a Launch Pad to Increased Survival

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

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


Dec 15, 2014, 11:24 ET Passage of Spending Bill Brings More Lung Cancer Research Funding

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


Nov 10, 2014, 05:02 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Says Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "Got it Right"

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


Aug 18, 2014, 04:39 ET Lung Cancer Alliance Applauds Launch of Innovative Trial at National Cancer Institute

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


Jul 01, 2014, 04:28 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, 03:12 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

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) proudly announced that an additional $10.5 million for lung cancer research was signed into law by President Barack ...


Jan 09, 2014, 04:47 ET 50th Anniversary Of Surgeon General's Report On Smoking And Health Brings Renewed Focus On Ending Tobacco Related Deaths

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) joins other leaders in the public health community in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the first Surgeon...


Dec 30, 2013, 05:57 ET National Expert Panel Gives Lung Cancer Screening Official Green Light

Today, in what has been the culmination of more than two decades of research and advocacy, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)...


Dec 03, 2013, 08:00 ET One of a Kind People Powered CT Donation Program For Lung Cancer Research Expands

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Siemens Healthcare announce the national expansion of Give A Scan, the first CT donation program that allows...


Oct 29, 2013, 02:19 ET "Honoring Veterans - Saving Lives": Second Annual Joint Initiative To Screen Veterans At Risk For Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) today announced the second annual joint initiative to educate America's veterans on...


Sep 11, 2013, 01:59 ET Former U.S. Representative Clay Shaw Loses Battle With Lung Cancer

Today, Lung Cancer Alliance mourns the loss of an Honorary Board Member, The Honorable Clay Shaw who passed away Tuesday from a long battle with lung ...


Sep 03, 2013, 04:58 ET "Experience More Moments, Get A Scan" National Push Launches Following Government Recommending CT Scans In Fight Against Lung Cancer

With the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommending low-dose CT scans to screen those most at risk for lung cancer, Lung Cancer...


Jul 29, 2013, 06:00 ET "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 risk, a...


Jun 25, 2013, 07:13 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 of...


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...