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

Decoding the Research

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Visit our Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2014 (LCAM2014) page on our website here to see all of the ways in which you can get involved and make a difference with UALC this month. 

Did you know that lung cancer is the number one cancer killer? It kills more than breast,...

read more...  November 3rd, 2014

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

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40 miles. 5 boroughs. 1 day. ZERO cars.

On May 3, see NYC on 2 wheels, completely traffic-free! Join Team UALC and help fund research that is saving lives. Limited spots available. To kick off your fundraising, we request that participants make a personal gift of at least $25. More info. & register here.