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- American Lung Association Responds to FTC Plan to Track E-Cigarette Sales, Marketing Activities
October 19, 2015
- Mission Moment October - 2015
October 14, 2015
- In Historic Step for Public Health, Trans-Pacific Partnership Protects Health Measures from Tobacco Industry Attack
October 5, 2015
- Health Groups Back Efforts to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
October 2, 2015
- Two New Studies Show Urgent Need for Obama Administration to Move Quickly and Finalize 'Deeming' Regulation
October 1, 2015
- American Lung Association Responds to EPA Ozone Standard Update, Impact on Public Health
October 1, 2015
- Updated U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Will Mean More Smokers Get Help Quitting
September 21, 2015
- Americans Want Stricter Smog Standards
September 16, 2015
- American Lung Association Releases New Case Study Highlighting Maine's Victory in Expanding Tobacco Cessation Coverage
September 16, 2015
- Mission Moment September - 2015
September 15, 2015
Making Lung Cancer Stigma a Thing of the Past
When people reveal that they have been diagnosed with cancer, what should they expect to hear? One would hope they would receive words of support and encouragement. Unfortunately, when many lung cancer patients divulge their diagnosis, they are asked, Did you smoke? This knee-jerk response is the result of a stigma that has followed lung cancer for decades.
Women for Lung Health through the Decades
Much of our success wouldn't have been possible without the help of the many inspirational women who have advanced our mission along the way. In honor of Women's History Month, we recognize and thank the trailblazing women championing lung health.Related Topic: Impact
5 Things to Know About Lung Cancer
Despite being the leading cancer killer in the U.S., lung cancer isn't always on everyone's radar. Learning more about lung cancer can help you better understand the disease, its risk factors and treatment.
Why We All Need to Come Together and Fight for Healthcare Coverage
More than 32 million Americans have some kind of lung disease - asthma, COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis), lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis or others - and each of them know that when you struggle to breathe, that's all that matters.
Where does your donation go?
Gifts to the American Lung Association come in many different forms - one-time donations, memorials, planned giving, funds raised through events, such as Fight For Air Climbs or LUNG FORCE Walks. No matter how you give, as good stewards, we are committed to making your donation go as far as possible with proven-effective strategies.Related Topic: Impact
Stories of Lung Cancer Early Detection
Right now, the best way to detect lung cancer early is through lung cancer screening for high-risk individuals. But for too many people, lung cancer is found by chance.
Helping Our Veterans Breathe Easier
The members of our armed forces, active and veterans, make tremendous sacrifices to serve our country. Their lung health should not be one of them. They have earned all the support we can give them. This Veteran's Day, we talked to a decorated Gulf War veteran and learned how he, like a true Marine, is battling lung cancer head on.
Lung Cancer: What Everyone Should Know About Screening Options
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to help more Americans learn about this disease, we asked Dr. Andrea McKee what everyone should know about lung cancer screening.
Why We Built a FORCE to Defeat Lung Cancer
More women than ever are dying of lung cancer, and in order to save lives we need to understand why.
The New Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team
Bringing together leaders from across disciplines, institutions, countries and specialties, the new Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team will be tasked with investigating early molecular or other changes that lead to cancer development with the ultimate goal to stop the progress of lung cancer before it starts.
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