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The research resource library includes news, blogs and videos about the American Lung Association research efforts, including its Research Team and Airways Clinical Research Centers.

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Blogs

  • Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team Dream Team Celebrates the Half-Way Mark
    September 17, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    Lung cancer continues to be the number one cancer killer across the U.S. Research is critical to help find better ways for early detection and treatment so that more lives can be saved. This goal is what inspired the American Lung Association to team up with other organizations in the lung cancer space in the hopes of bringing together the world's top researchers to tackle this complex issue. Thus, the Stand Up To Cancer-LUNGevity-American Lung Association Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team was born.
    Related Topics:  Impact, Research,
  • senior woman walking outside, clutching her chest When Asthma and COPD Overlap
    October 31, 2018  |  Editorial Staff
    When a person with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is experiencing shortness of breath or another symptom, they may not think they are suffering from more than one chronic lung disease. However, according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, 15 to 55 percent of patients with variation by gender and age may have asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS), a disease that includes components of both asthma and COPD.
    Related Topics:  Health & Wellness, Research,
  • Brown puppy and white and brown kitten lounging on couch. Does Exposure to Pest and Pet Allergens Reduce Child's Asthma Risk
    May 14, 2018  |  Editorial Staff
    A recent study that said young children exposed to pet or pest allergens were at a lower risk of developing asthma. But, it might not be that that simple.
    Related Topics:  Health & Wellness, Research,
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Videos

  • Photo cannot be displayed A Foundation in Lung Cancer Research
    Dr. Steven M. Dubinett discusses his background in research and how the American Lung Association helped support his efforts early on in his career. Learn more about how Dr. Dubinett is using research to find a cure to lung cancer at Lung.org/research.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Airways Clinical Research Centers: Success Story
    The American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers is the nation's largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) research, attracting some of the best clinical investigators nationwide.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Advancements in Lung Cancer Research
    Dr. James Jett discusses his history with lung cancer research and the American Lung Association. Learn more about how funding has expedited lung cancer research Lung.org/research.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Airways Clinical Research Centers: Success Story
    In 2015, U.S. News & World Report included membership in the American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Centers as criteria for their annual review of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. Learn how Dr. Marianna Sockrider at Texas Children’s Hospital made that happen.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Alexis’s Story: Asthma
    Being part of an American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Center study allowed Alexis to better understand her asthma and avoid scary trips to the emergency room.
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