Get Involved

Many people togetherThere are plenty of ways to support the American Lung Association’s mission of saving lives by preventing lung disease and promoting lung health. Whether it is lending your voice, giving your time, joining a life-changing climb, bike ride or walk or sharing your story with others, your help is greatly needed. You can make a meaningful difference. We look forward to counting you among our legion of partners as we are fighting lung cancer and Fighting for Air.


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Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the United States. It is time to change this statistic by taking action. You can make a difference by contacting your elected officials in Congress and urging them to support more research for and efforts to protect people from lung cancer. » More


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Volunteering is a great way to help people in need, raise awareness about lung cancer and give back. You can volunteer through an organization, like the American Lung Association, or find your own way to make a difference in someone's life. » More

Support Groups

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If you feel alone and isolated, support groups can help. Explore the American Lung Association support groups like the Better Breather’s Club and other ones in your area. » More

Social Media

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Spread the word about the need for lung cancer awareness and research through social media. Start by linking with the American Lung Association on these social networks to stay informed on the latest developments in lung health. » More



Early detection of lung cancer can increase survival rates. Call the Lung Helpline at 1-800-LUNGUSA or talk to your doctor about lung cancer screening.