A Message from the LCA Board Chair – Lung Cancer:  A Women’s Health Imperative  

2019-05-20T18:09:50-05:00March 1st, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

By: Cheryl Healton, DrPH - Director of the Global Institute of Public Health, Dean of College of Global Public Health, New York University Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death of women both in the United States and around the world. It claims more lives of women than breast and all gynecological cancers – combined.  Today in the U.S., an estimated 193 women will die of lung cancer each day, that’s one every 7 minutes. Despite substantial improvements [...]

LCA Praises Bipartisan, Bicameral Congressional Leadership on Women’s Health Imperative

2019-05-20T16:48:40-05:00January 31st, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Rick Nolan (D-MN), Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) Bring Priority Focus to Accelerated Research and Screening Services for Women Impacted by Lung Cancer January 30, 2018 – Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the reintroduction of the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act, which brings priority focus to a women’s health imperative.  The legislation was introduced with bipartisan support in both the Senate [...]