Also known as...
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation; Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
Program areas at ALCF
Awareness - promoting awareness of lung cancer, educating patients, caregivers, physicians, nurses and general public, and empowering patients through knowledge to be their own advocates. Through public relations efforts, our messaging is both urgent and simple: patients hold The key to unlocking The mystery of lung cancer and they must have "seat at The table". Working with clinicians and physicians to make lung cancer A chronically managed disease by 2023 through creative campaigns, social and traditional media, and A patient founder serving as The advocate for patient everywhere, we deliver our message and provide A unifying voice through programs like: jill's legacy; don't guess test; don't quit on me/join The fight, and various speaking engagements.
Patient services - education, support and empowerment are at The center of our patient services. We provide A road map to help guide patient and their families and A support system to anchor them through educational resources: living room educational support group; patient 360 educational handbook; educational video library; lung cancer registry; patient and caregiver advisory board; patient portal on our website; our community hospital centers of excellence program; 1-on-1 patient support and guidance.
Research - through funding research grants focused on precision oncology, diagnostics, prognostics, therapeutics, targets, genetics, underlying biology and translational bench-to-bedside research, we are committed to making A positive impact on patient lives today. Through supporting and investing in lung cancer research initiatives focused on early detection and screening, target identification and validation, therapeutic discovery and development with A keen focus on ushering in The era precision or personalized medicine for each lung cancer patient.