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Truck Raises Cancer Awareness

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A family-owned auto repair shop is helping spread lung cancer awareness with a new towing truck The Rempfer family, who owns Defalco’s Automotive and Towing in Surfside Beach, unveiled a new truck on Saturday…


DeFalco’s trucks raise lung-cancer awareness

  The Rempfer family honored their late husband and father Saturday, Feb. 12, 2017 with a ceremony unveiling new designs on two big tow trucks for the family business, DeFalco’s Automotive & Towing of Chatham, NJ. The trucks ca…


2016 Was a Busy and Exciting Year!

Click here to learn more about how LCFA maximizes your generous donations. We launched the “Little Things LCFA” campaign to increase lung cancer awareness. We also reached out to the Hispanic community partnering wit…


ARIAD Announces Launch of Inaugural ALK+ Day During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

ALK+ Day: This month, ARIAD seeks to support patient education and community, while also advancing innovative science focused on rare cancers. Through its collaboration with the Lung Cancer Foundation of America (LCFA), the community is enc…


Local physician approaches 10 years since cancer diagnosis

Dr. Michael Weitz: 10 year lung cancer survivor and local physician “I don’t think I’ll ever be cured, but I don’t think I need to be cured,” says LCFA’s own Dr. Michael Weitz. “We’re just on the precipice of amazing new …


Doctor-turned-patient shares personal battle with lung cancer

LCFA’s own Dr. Michael Weitz shares his lung cancer story with the Del Mar Times in the lead up to LCFA’s 7th annual Day at the Races event on July 24, 2016. “This age of targeted therapies and personalized medicine is really remar…

“We’re just on the precipice of amazing new discoveries. Immunotherapy, coupled with targeted therapies, can help, and no one can tell you how you’re going to do.”
Dr. Michael Weitz