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.

Ask The Experts

LCRF invited the public to send their questions about lung cancer to be answered by our experts. See the premiere edition of this series, where we will post answers to questions on an ongoing basis.

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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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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Awards $1.95 Million in Research Grants

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) announced the recipients of its 2018 Scientific Grant Program Awards at the Thirteenth Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon, held on Thursday, November 1, at The Pierre in New York City. LCRF awarded $1.95 million in research grants to 13 investigators.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Launches “Blow a Kiss®” Social Media Campaign

To help raise awareness of lung cancer in women, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation is encouraging the public to “Blow a Kiss” to Someone They Love on social media

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Thirteenth Annual Strides for Life Raises More than $350K to Fund Lung Cancer Research

The Southampton Community joined together August 12, 2018 for the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Thirteenth Annual Strides for Life Run/Walk. More than 500 walkers and runners raised more than $350,000 to fund lung cancer research.

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In the News: Lung Cancer Research Foundation Featured on WBFF Baltimore

Lung Cancer Research Foundation Regional Events Manager Annie Truax-Dunn and lung cancer survivor Stefanie O'Polka recently appeared on WBFF's "Hometown Hotspot" to talk about the upcoming Baltimore Yoga Challenge.

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In the News: Lung Cancer Research Foundation Featured on WMTV Madison

Lung Cancer Research Foundation VP Community Engagement and Outreach Aubrey Rhodes and event participant Natalie Koberstein recently appeared on WMTV in Madison, WI to talk about the Madison Yoga Challenge.

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In the News: New studies highlight the benefits newer treatments are having on lung cancer patients

In the News: New studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) highlight the benefits newer treatments, including immunotherapy and targeted therapy, are having on patients with lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Scores Big in “Power Play for Patients” Initiative with Takeda Oncology

New York, NY, April 4, 2018 – During the 2017-2018 hockey season, the Boston Bruins scored big in the fight against lung cancer. Through Takeda Oncology’s “Power Play for Patients” initiative, Takeda donated a total of $25,000 to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF).  

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation releases application for 2018 Scientific Grant Program

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Scientific Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through July 2, 2018.

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In the News: Lung Cancer Research Foundation featured on WNYW's Good Day Street Talk

Lung Cancer Research Foundation Executive Director Nancy M. Sanford and Brooklyn Run/Walk Event Chair Nicole Duffy appeared on a recent episode of WNYW's Good Day Street Talk.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Hosts Fifteenth Annual Strolling Supper

On Wednesday, November 8, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) held its Fifteenth Annual Strolling Supper at Gotham Hall in New York City. During the event, LCRF announced its recent merger with Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy organization. By coming together, the new LCRF will make an even greater impact on closing the funding gap for lung cancer research. 

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View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Video: Together

View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's video, "Together," featuring Board Chair Brendon M. Stiles, MD

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Awards $1.6 Million in Research Grants

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) announced the recipients of its 2017 Scientific Grant Program Awards at the Twelfth Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon, held on Wednesday, November 1, at The Pierre in New York City. LCRF awarded $1.6 million in research grants to 10 investigators.

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