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.

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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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation Launches “Wink…and Lash Out at Lung Cancer®” and “Blow a Kiss®” Campaign to Raise Awareness About Lung Cancer in Women

To mark the first day of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is launching the Wink…and Lash Out at Lung Cancer® and Blow a Kiss® Campaign to help support lung cancer awareness in women. Lung cancer kills more women than breast, ovarian, and cervical cancers combined, and LCRF wants to educate the public about its impact and the importance of supporting lung cancer research.

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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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