Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) is dedicated to funding innovative research and raising awareness to find a cure for lung cancer.

Decoding the Research

The Hearst Foundation, Inc. Awards Grant to Uniting Against Lung Cancer

(New York, NY – September 10, 2014) – Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Hearst Foundation, Inc. supporting lung cancer research through UALC’s esteemed Scientific Program.

Since 2003, UALC has funded over $11.5 million to...

read more...  September 10th, 2014

Meet our Grantees: Takeshi Shimamura, PhD

Dr. Shimamura is an Assistant Professor in Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Loyola University in Chicago, IL.  Funds raised from last year’s Chicago Lung Run are supporting his work on overcoming drug resistance in non-small cell lung cancer.


read more...  September 4th, 2014

NIH announces the launch of 3 integrated precision medicine trials

ALCHEMIST is for patients with certain types of early-stage lung cancer

The Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Identification and Sequencing Trials, or ALCHEMIST, was launched today to identify early-stage lung cancer patients with tumors that harbor certain uncommon genetic changes...

read more...  August 19th, 2014

Grant Competition Open! Deadline 8/13!

Click here to download the 2014 Request for Proposals.  

Since 2003, Uniting Against Lung Cancer has awarded over $11.5 million supporting research aimed at improved treatment and a cure for lung cancers, including non-small cell and small cell lung cancers. The Foundation...

read more...  August 1st, 2014

Latest Updates

Don't miss the 12th Anniversary Strolling Supper with Blues & News on November 12th

Join us for the 12th Annual Strolling Supper with Blues & News on November 12, 2014 from 6:30-9:30pm at Gotham Hall  in NYC.

Hosted by honorary chairman Brian Williams, the event benefits UALC, raising funds for research and commemorating National Lung