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We Must Make Our Voices Heard – Defend Seniors’ Right to Life-Saving Lung Cancer Screening

Last week, an advisory panel was convened by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to consider lung cancer screening for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 to 80.  This panel, which offers non-binding advice to CMS, is referred to as … Continue reading

A Message on Lung Cancer Screening and What is at Stake for At Risk Seniors

We have reached an exciting and critical stage for the lung cancer community. In just a few days, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a public meeting to consider national coverage for lung cancer screening for … Continue reading

Newly Published Research Further Supports the Cost-Effectiveness of CT Screening for Those At Risk for Lung Cancer

A message from LCA President & CEO, Laurie Fenton Ambrose August has been a groundbreaking month for the lung cancer community! First, we received the long awaited news from the Government Task Force responsible for providing national screening recommendations that … Continue reading

Lung Cancer Alliance: A Look at the Coming Months

We are excited to make this a water­shed moment for patients, survivors and caregivers alike by ramping up our initiatives to bring life-saving, cost-benefiting, stigma busting efforts to all those affected by lung cancer. We’re confident that lung cancer’s mortality … Continue reading