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It’s Time to Shine!

October 31st, 2019|Events, Hot Topics|

Can you believe Lung Cancer Awareness Month kicks off tomorrow? Our Shine a Light on Lung Cancer events make it easy for you to celebrate and remember survivors, caregivers and all individuals who have been impacted by the disease. What can you expect at a Shine a Light event? [...]

A Reason to Run: Chris’s Story

October 17th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Chris Palumbo, born and raised in Rochester, New York, is often found running races and participating in endurance challenges in his home city and beyond. He carries the GO2 Foundation flag with him in support of his best friend Jeff Clark, who was diagnosed with stage IV NSCLC ALK+ [...]

Are You Biomarker Savvy?

October 3rd, 2019|Hot Topics|

Every person’s cancer is different. Between all of the lung cancer treatment options available, how can you and your treatment team identify the best path for your individual case? Enter: biomarker testing. Biomarker testing (also called molecular testing) looks for biological changes, like EGFR or ALK, that may be [...]

A Caregiver’s View

September 26th, 2019|Hot Topics, Stories of Hope|

By Danielle Hicks, Chief Patient Officer, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer I became a caregiver when my mom was diagnosed with stage 3B lung cancer in 2003. It was one of most terrifying things I had ever had to face up until that point in my life.  She was [...]

Know Your Nodules

September 5th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Decoding lung cancer terminology can be tough—but we’re here to make it easier. In this blog, we’ll help you better understand nodules, also known as lesions, coin lesions, growths, or solitary pulmonary nodules. Nodules are abnormal (yet common) spots that may show up on your lung cancer screening scan [...]

Quality of Life

August 29th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Isn’t that what it’s all about? Whether a CT scan detects lung cancer early or treatment navigation helps you receive biomarker testing or a HelpLine staff member virtually holds a hand, enhancing quality of life for you and all the lung cancer community is of paramount importance. Support can be [...]

Pedaling for Lung Cancer Awareness

August 22nd, 2019|Hot Topics|

How far will someone go to raise awareness about lung cancer? Try 1,800 miles. That’s how far the participants in the Ride Hard Breathe Easy Classic (RHBE) will pedal to recognize the need for enhanced visibility and funding, and to offer hope for future treatments for lung cancer. Started [...]

Welcome to Belong, a New Online Cancer Community

August 21st, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

GO2 Foundation has partnered with Belong.Life to provide patient and caregiver support and education on the world’s largest social network for cancer patients. Within the GO2 Foundation membership area, our social workers, clinical trial specialists, and survivor-volunteers will provide hope, education, and support for those living with lung cancer. Members [...]

FDA Approves Genentech’s Rozlytrek (entrectinib) for ROS1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and NTRK-Driven Tumors

August 16th, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

On August 15, 2019 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rozlytrek (entrectinib) for the treatment of patients with ROS1-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. It was also simultaneously approved for the treatment of patients with any solid tumor that is NTRK fusion-positive, following progression on other therapies. This [...]

GO2 Foundation Presents 2019 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award at ILCC

August 2nd, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer is pleased to announce that it presented Solange Peters, MD, PhD, with the 2019 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award for her emphasis on groundbreaking biomarker research, improving access to care for lung cancer patients worldwide, and supporting the advancement of women in oncology. GO2 Foundation honored [...]

Make an Impact from Home, 7/23!

July 16th, 2019|News|

On July 23, over 130 advocates will meet with elected officials on Capitol Hill to advocate for the lung cancer community at the GO2 Foundation National Advocacy Summit. Now you have the opportunity to strengthen the collective voice and ignite change—without leaving your home! Join us on July 23 [...]

Lung Cancer Stigma’s Harmful Consequences

July 10th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Despite increased awareness around lung cancer in recent years, the stigma associated with the disease remains an issue for the lung cancer community. Beyond the known psychosocial issues associated with this stigma, our research has revealed that both patients and oncologists feel that the stigma can actually affect the level of care [...]

Going the Extra Mile: Jason’s Story

July 9th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Losing a loved one to lung cancer is a pain that no one should have to experience. After Jason’s mother passed away from lung cancer in May 2018, he committed to doing something positive in her honor. On November 3, he’ll be running in the 2019 New York City Marathon [...]

Patient Needs Represented on The Hill

July 9th, 2019|Hot Topics|

This week, The Hill hosted an event on Cost, Quality and Care: The Medicare Equation, where experts gathered to discuss the balancing act between Medicare affordability and quality of care. Our Co-founder, President, and CEO, Laurie Fenton Ambrose, brought the patient voice to the discussion. “Just addressing the cost of [...]