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.

View the Video: Lung cancer research was a topic covered on a recent episode of VICE on HBO

Lung cancer research was a topic covered on a recent episode of VICE on HBO

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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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Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon Raises Over $700,000; Builds Hope with Lung Cancer Community

To celebrate Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) hosted its Ninth Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. 300 guests joined together to raise more than $700,000 to support LCRF’s mission to fund promising scientific and clinical research on all cancers of the lung.

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NY Times Features Op-Ed on Lung Cancer

On September 21, 2014, The New York Times featured “A Cancer Battle We Can Win,” by Andrea McKee and Andrew Salner, in The Opinion Pages, bringing national attention to lung cancer.

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LCRF Funded Grant Results in Significant Research

LCRF funded researcher, James Welsh of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was part of novel research study that may lead to therapeutic strategies for the treatment of lung cancer in the future.

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