2013 News


LGDA 5th Anniversary

The Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham's Disease Alliance is pleased to commemorate the recent 5th-Year milestone of its founding by Jana K. Sheets. Jana had a dream in two parts: one, to build an organization of people who would support one another in their journeys with lymphangiomatosis and Gorham's disease; and, two, ...
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Community Event Supports Work of LGDA

5K/Run-Walk Marks the Battle of Young Girl Folks in the community of Orrick, Missouri, got together a few months ago and decided to do something  to give support and hope to a young girl in town,  Maci Jeffries.   Maci is 11 years old and has been struck with Gorham's disease,  ...
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National Organization of Vascular Anomalies (NOVA) Bi-annual Conference

Recently the Lymphangiomatosis and Gorham's Disease Alliance (LGDA) accepted an invitation from Karla Hall, Executive Director of NOVA, to attend the bi-annual conference of the National Organization of Vascular Anomalies at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.  The gathering of patients and clinicians affected by a number of vascular/lymphatic disorders was a full ...
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Hagerstown Family Shares Story of Daughter’s Battle with Lympangiomatosis

By MARIE GILBERT marieg@herald-mail.com 3:32 p.m. EDT, August 18, 2012* Most days, Alli Rogers is in pain. This is the reality of the young woman’s life as she battles a rare disease — one for which there is no cure. She has been in and out of hospitals, has had ...
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