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

Decoding the Research

Three of the Largest Lung Cancer Organizations Collaborate to Fund Critically-Needed Research

(New York, NY – October 21, 2014) – Three of the nation’s largest lung cancer advocacy organizations, the American Lung Association, Free to Breathe, and Uniting Against Lung Cancer, are working together in an unprecedented collaboration to fund research to improve...

read more...  October 21st, 2014

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

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