Research Index Page

  • Mission Moment May 2015
    May 14, 2015 - What an exciting and productive time the past month has been in our fight for healthy lungs!
  • American Lung Association Response to President Obama's Precision Medicine Announcement
    January 30, 2015 - Statement from National President and CEO of the American Lung Association Harold Wimmer, in response to the announcement today from President Obama:
  • American Lung Association to Support Lung-MAP Trial
    December 15, 2014 - The American Lung Association announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to help support the Lung-MAP project, a groundbreaking clinical trial in squamous cell lung cancer that brings together the National Cancer Institute, SWOG Cancer Research, the FNIH, Friends of Cancer Research, pharmaceutical companies and eight advocacy partners.
  • American Lung Association Is Proud to Announce our New Research Awards
    November 6, 2014 - The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program has released its annual Research Awards Nationwide 2014-2015 report that highlights research being supported by the Lung Association through its Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Program.
  • American Lung Association Announces New Research Awards
    November 6, 2014 - The American Lung Association’s “Research Awards Nationwide 2014-2015” report highlights lung disease research supported by the organization to meet its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
  • Three Lung Cancer Advocacy Organizations Collaborate to Fund Critically Needed Lung Cancer Research
    October 21, 2014 - Three of the nation’s largest lung cancer advocacy organizations, the American Lung Association, Free to Breathe, and Uniting Against Lung Cancer, are working together in an unprecedented collaboration to fund research to improve treatment for lung cancer patients.
  • LUNG FORCE Lung Cancer Call-In Day – 9/4/14
    September 2, 2014 - Lung cancer, the #1 cancer killer of both women and men in the United States, must be a national priority. With one of the highest incidence rates and one of the lowest survival rates, lung cancer desperately needs more research for early detection, treatment and cures. On September 4th, we are taking action to reverse this trend, and increase funding for lung cancer research.
  • American Lung Association Asthma Research in the News – Is it Time for you to Get Involved?
    May 21, 2014 - Each year, the American Lung Association funds research that leads to improved treatments and, one day, may pave the way to a cure for asthma. Whether this is through basic laboratory research or clinical trials, asthma research is on the doorstep of numerous medical discoveries that promise a healthier future for those with asthma.
  • American Lung Association Teams Up with Valerie Harper and Kellie Pickler to Launch LUNG FORCE, National Public Health Initiative to Fight Lung Cancer in Women
    May 13, 2014 - The American Lung Association, in partnership with national presenting sponsor, CVS Caremark, unveiled LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding.
  • What do YOU think of Lung Cancer?
    April 22, 2014 - What do you think of when someone says lung cancer? Unfortunately, there is a stigma associated with lung cancer that plays a major role in the lung cancer experience for most people facing this disease. Stigma not only affects the patient experience, it negatively impacts every facet of the lung cancer problem, from reduced funding for research to poor quality of life and low survival rate.
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