Count down 2021 with these milestone numbers
Through generous donations, tributes, and our valued partnerships and sponsors, LCFA is working hard to change the numbers. More people are living with lung cancer thanks to research that improves early detection and leads to new treatments.
YOU CAN CHANGE THE NUMBERS
BY FUNDING LUNG CANCER RESEARCH.
#3 is for REVOLUTION
3 of LCFA’s Young Investigators‘ research is about understanding microbiomes in lung cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment. This latest research is an inspiring next step – a third revolution – along with the biomarker revolution and the immunotherapy revolution.
#2 is for MERIT
2 of LCFA’s Young Investigators Awardees have received substantial grants to take their stellar research in lung cancer to the next level. Meet Dr. Alice Berger and Dr. Kellie Smith, recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT Awards. These research funding opportunities from the NIH will provide long-term, stable support of
#1 is for BEING #1
But being #1 is not always a sign of excellence. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both men and women in the United States every year. Lung cancer kills more people annually than breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer combined.