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 Director of Marketing & Communications Emily Prager at eprager@lungfund.org.

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Free to Breathe Announce Merger to Fight World’s Deadliest Cancer

NEW YORK (October 10, 2017) – The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Free to Breathe have announced a merger to make an even greater impact on closing the funding gap for lung cancer research. The New York State Attorney General approved the required merger documentation on September 30, 2017.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation to Present 2017 Scientific Grant Program Awards at the Twelfth Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon

NEW YORK, September 6, 2017 — The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) will present the 2017 Scientific Grant Program awards at the Twelfth Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon, including the prestigious Scientific Merit Award and William C. Rippe Award for Distinguished Research in Lung Cancer. The event, to be held at The Pierre in New York City on Wednesday, November 1, educates attendees about the importance of lung cancer research, including the impact of LCRF’s Scientific Grant Program.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Elects New Board Chair

NEW YORK, August 31, 2017— The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is pleased to announce the election of Brendon M. Stiles, MD as the new chair of its Board of Directors. LCRF is a nonprofit organization focused on supporting lung cancer research, the number one cause of cancer death worldwide. Its mission is to improve and save lives by funding groundbreaking research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Hosts Twelfth Annual Strides for Life Run/Walk

On Sunday, August 13, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) hosted its Twelfth Annual Strides for Life Run/Walk in Southampton, NY. Over 500 people participated, raising nearly $375,000 to benefit research for lung cancer, the world’s number one cancer killer. 

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View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Video: Generations: Connecting for Impact (Charlotte's Story)

View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's video Generations: Connecting for Impact (Charlotte's Story)

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Hosts Fourteenth Annual Strolling Supper

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 – The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF™) held its signature gala, the Fourteenth Annual Strolling Supper, on Wednesday, November 9 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The event was hosted by Bill Ritter, Co-Anchor Eyewitness News at 6 & 11, and raised the highest amount ever, nearly $1.5 million, to benefit lung cancer research.  

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View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's Video: Generations: Connecting for Impact

View the Lung Cancer Research Foundation's video Generations: Connecting for Impact

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Announces 2016 Scientific Grant Program Awards

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation announced the awardees of its 2016 Scientific Grant Program at the Eleventh Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon, held on Monday, October 17, at The Pierre in New York City. In another record-breaking year, LCRF awarded $2.2 million in research grants to 15 researchers as part of the LCRF Scientific Grant Program, an annual program that funds projects across the spectrum of basic, clinical and translational lung cancer research.

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2016 LCRF Scientific Grant Program

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation received a record number of applications for its 2016 Scientific Grant Program.

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LCRF Releases 2016 Grant Application

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is now accepting research grant applications from scientists and clinicians for the 2016 LCRF Scientific Grant Program.

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View the Lung Cancer Connects Us Video and Donate Today

While lung cancer connects us, it’s finding a cure that unites us.

Please donate to LCRF to support research that extends and saves lives.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Awards $2.1 Million In Grants To Further Critical Research

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation to Host 13th "Strolling Supper with Blues and News" During Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November

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Save the date: Elliot’s Legacy on July 12, 2015!

Join us for the 8th Annual Elliot’s Legacy — a family carnival and kite fly to support critically-needed lung cancer research! Read more for details and registration information.

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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Uniting Against Lung Cancer Merge to Fight Deadliest Cancer

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) and Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) have elected to merge to amplify their impact on advancing lung cancer research.

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LCRF Releases 2015 Grant Application

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation welcomes submissions of grant requests for medical/scientific research projects covering all aspects of lung cancer research. Grant requests can include new project submissions, as well as requests for renewal of current funding.

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Lung Cancer Profiles — United We Test

Lung Cancer Profiles — United We Test is an educational campaign on molecular testing for lung cancer patients. Pfizer Oncology and 8 lung cancer patient advocacy groups are participating in the campaign to increase awareness of molecular testing.

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Dr. Warren Denning

As a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Warren L. Denning has had his fair share of opportunities to work with some of the world’s leading cancer researchers. Dr. Denning, a 2014 LCRF Grant awardee, also received the prestigious LCRF Scientific Merit Award. The award is given to the researcher who achieves the highest overall merit score as determined by the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Denning follows in the footsteps of colleague, Dr. Faye Johnson, the 2013 LCRF Scientific Merit Award winner.

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Linde Miles

Ms. Miles, a recipient of a 2014 LCRF Research Grant, is a current PhD student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She is currently completing her program studies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City, one of the most esteemed cancer centers in the world.

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Medicare Proposes Paying for Lung Cancer Screenings for High Risk Patients

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) strongly supports the recent proposal issued by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to begin covering lung cancer screening tests for high risk patients.

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