Women’s Health Week: Our Fight Against Lung Cancer

2019-05-16T18:55:28+00:00May 16th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Lung cancer in women is a critical women’s health issue in the United States. An average of 181 women die each day of lung cancer—one every 8 minutes. In fact, two-thirds of the never-smoked lung cancer population is female. Why does the number of young women with lung cancer who have never smoked continue to rise? There is no clear answer, but we’re working to make sure research into this issue remains a priority. Last year, The NELSON Trial revealed women [...]

Additional $14 Million Secured For Federally-Funded Lung Cancer Research

2018-03-26T19:51:48+00:00March 26th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Monday, March 26, 2018 — Today, Lung Cancer Alliance is pleased to acknowledge last week’s passage of the Omnibus FY18 Appropriations Bill by Congress. After months of operating under a continuing resolution, The President signed the $1.3 trillion dollar bill that includes increases to federal cancer and health programs highlighted by an additional $14 million for the Lung Cancer Research Program within the FY18 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Bill under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).  Also, the [...]