News & Views

Find out what’s new at the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. Included below are researcher spotlights, recent developments in lung cancer research — from LCRF grant recipients as well as others in the field, highlights from our signature fundraising events and more.

For media inquiries, please contact Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Emily Krimbel at ekrimbel@lcrf.org.

New Targeted Therapy Approved

The FDA approved a targeted therapy entrectinib (Rozlytrek) for either NTRK+ solid tumors* or ROS1+ patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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Fourteenth Annual Strides for Life Raises More than $365K for Lung Cancer Research

The Southampton Community joined together August 11, 2019 for the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Fourteenth Annual Strides for Life run/walk. Nearly 600 walkers and runners raised more than $365,000 to fund lung cancer research.

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LCRF-funded researcher develops potential new treatment for MYC-driven SCLC

LCRF grantee Dr. Trudy Oliver and her lab at the University of Utah are making news in the world of small cell lung cancer (SCLC).

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Uncovering the possibilities of personalized medicine through research

Dr. Trudy Oliver, a 2018 LCRF research grant recipient, explains how research affects what lung cancer patients experience when they go for treatment.

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FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Second or Third-line Treatment of Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer

The FDA approved a new treatment for small cell lung cancer on June 17.

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LCRF Awards $300,000 in Research Grants for Projects Addressing Lung Cancer Disparities

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation has awarded $300,000 in research grants for projects addressing lung cancer disparities. Funding was provided with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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Madison Free to Breathe Yoga featured on For the Record

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation was featured on the May 26 episode of WISC-TV's For the Record, hosted by Josh Spreiter. WISC-TV News3 Channel3000 is the media partner for Madison Free to Breathe Yoga, which was the focus of the segment.

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Two-time LCRF grant recipient named Scientific Advisory Board Chair

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) has announced that Dr. Katerina Politi has been named the chair of its Scientific Advisory Board.

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With Love, Me

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is delighted to continue our partnership with Merck on Your Cancer Game Plan and the launch of a new program, With Love, Me.

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Lung Cancer: A Mother's Story

At 38, with three small children, Jen faced a lung cancer diagnosis. Research discoveries mean that she's still here with them.

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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Pfizer Announce Collaboration in Lung Cancer Research

Over $1 Million in Research Grants to be Awarded for Research into Management of Targeted Therapy Side Effects

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FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for First-Line Treatment of Stage III NSCLC

The FDA has approved pembrolizumab for the first-line treatment of patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation releases application for 2019 pilot grant program

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Pilot Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through June 14, 2019.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator

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LCRF Announces New Funding Opportunity for Research on Disparities in Lung Cancer with Support from Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation has announced a request for proposals for projects with a focus on overcoming disparities in lung cancer.

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Join us at one of our yoga events this spring!

Find an event or start one in your own community. Visit freetobreatheyoga.org to learn more.

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Dennis P. Chillemi Appointed Executive Director of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) has named Dennis P. Chillemi as its new executive director.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Hosts Sixteenth Strolling Supper

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) held its signature gala, the Sixteenth Strolling Supper, on Wednesday, November 7 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Discoveries & Impact: Lung Cancer Research

Dr. Matthew Meyerson and lung cancer survivor Marie Clay talk about the impact of lung cancer research discoveries.

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In the News: Lung Cancer Survivor Lee Bender Promotes LCRF Event on Philadelphia's 6ABC

Lee Bender, a lung cancer survivor and advocate, recently appeared on 6ABC to promote the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Philadelphia Free to Breathe Run/Walk.

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