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Lung Cancer Colorado Fund

Balloons in a Blue Sky

Overseen by the physicians and scientists of the University of Colorado’s Lung Cancer Program, the Lung Cancer Colorado Fund is used to support many different needs of the University and UCH's combined fight against lung cancer, including:

  • Basic, clinical and translational research 
  • Training of the next generation of physicians and scientists
  • Patient financial assistance
  • Facility and infrastructure improvements

Donations may be used to address any or all of the above areas, but if you want your funds to be considered for only some of the above uses, please specify this in an accompanying note.

Read and download our brochure

Read/Download Our Newsletter "Smarter than Cancer"

Fall 2013

Fall 2012

Fall 2011

How to contribute to the fund

Online

Go to the UCH online donation form page and select "Lung Cancer Colorado Fund" from the "I want my donation to support . . ." drop-down.

By check

Please make checks payable to the Lung Cancer Colorado Fund and please be sure to write “UCH Foundation” on the memo line.

Ross Camidge, MD Changing the Face of Lung Cancer

Dr. Ross Camidge discusses the
"achievable goal" of lung cancer
becoming a manageable chronic
disease like diabetes in this Team
Draft video
"Changing the Face of
Lung Cancer
."

Mail your donations to:

University of Colorado Hospital Foundation
Mail Stop F485
12401 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO  80045

All donors over $100 who offer their name, address or email will receive our annual newsletter "Smarter than Cancer," which details the breakthroughs and progress supported by the Lung Cancer Colorado Fund.

For more information about the Lung Cancer Colorado Fund, please contact UCH Foundation at (720) 848-7802; Tax ID #20-8575263.

If your passion is to make a difference through a major endowment, please speak to your physician directly.

In the News

Study Shows Different Approach After Progression in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

 

Aurora, Cancer Researcher Weickhardt Leave Indelible Marks on One Another

 

Oncologists who practice at the CU Cancer Center are passionate about their calling - and about patient care. Read a profile of Ana Oton, MD, assistant professor of medical oncology.

 

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation recently announced that UCH lung cancer specialist D. Ross Camidge, MD, is the recipient of the 2012 Addario Lectureship Award.

 

Read "Serendipity by Design" to learn more about our groundbreaking research and targeted treatments for patients who have a genetic link to certain types of lung cancer.

 

Scientists from the University of Colorado Cancer Center have once again advanced the treatment of a specific kind of lung cancer.

 

Different kinds of lung cancer behave in different ways, suggesting they are fundamentally different diseases - confirming the need for lung cancer testing.

 

Lung cancer researchers are trying new ways to get the right treatment within clinical trials for patients who may be widely dispersed around the globe.

 

Delivering personalized cancer treatments that are cost-effective is increasingly important. Researchers here are identifying ways of doing just that.

 

Recently, CU Cancer Center researchers discovered that treating low testosterone levels in men who are undergoing a specific lung cancer therapy boosts their energy, endurance, and outlook on life.

 

Fund Committee

The Lung Cancer Colorado Fund is operated by the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation, which distribute funds to all areas of need within the hospital and the University.

 

The Fund is managed by a steering committee consisting of clinical experts in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and basic science experts in the molecular biology underlying the disease:

 

  • Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, Director of the Lung Cancer Clinical Program, University of Colorado
  • Lynn Heasley, PhD, Department of Craniofacial Biology, University of Colorado
  • Steve Malkoski, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pulmonology, University of Colorado
  • Jamie Bachman, Executive Director, UCH Oncology Services