Support Lung Cancer Research

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common form of cancer in both men and women. Yet despite this, the federal response to lung cancer research funding has not yet matched the urgent need presented by the disease. 

Click here to make a donation to the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago. Your gift will support lung cancer research, advocacy and education programs.

Click here to donate to the Team Susan Research Award  This research award is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in those who have never smoked. This award is inspired by Susan Warmerdam, who was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 47. Susan is the new face of lung cancer … healthy, strong and a never-smoker. Click here to read Susan’s story.

Research Awards Nationwide

In addition to advocating for increased federal funding of lung cancer research, the American Lung Association maintains an aggressive research program, comprised of three distinct programs - the Awards and Grants Program; the Asthma Clinical Research Centers Network (ACRC) and the Epidemiology and Statistics Program. Learn More About This Research

The American Lung Association's Nationwide Research Program fosters basic, clinical and behavioral research designed to find cures and to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with lung disease. »More