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New Treatments, Innovative Management of Lung Disease Focus of St. Louis LUNG FORCE Expo

(May 21, 2019) - ST. LOUIS, Missouri

For more information please contact:

Jill Thompson
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Cutting-edge treatments and innovative management guidelines for lung disease are themes for the American Lung Association in Missouri’s LUNG FORCE Expo, which will take place on June 7 at the Clayton Plaza Hotel in St. Louis.

This LUNG FORCE Expo is designed to educate health professionals, people who suffer from lung disease and caregivers about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other respiratory diseases. Topics for this year’s event include improving daily living with pulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric lung transplantation, bronchiectasis paradigm shift, eating well for your lung health and more.

“By participating in the LUNG FORCE Expo, you are helping change what it means for people to live with lung disease,” said Plesetta Clayton, director of health promotions for the Lung Association. “Join us to learn important lung disease information, share a meaningful experience with others who are fighting lung disease, and care for yourself and others by expanding your lung disease knowledge.”

Healthcare professionals, as well as patients living with lung disease or lung cancer, and caregivers are invited to attend the event on June 7. The LUNG FORCE Expo Patient and Caregivers Program is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and the Healthcare Professionals Program is from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More information and registration are available on the LUNG FORCE Expo website or call 314-449-9160.


About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit:

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