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LGDA to Participate in Trans-NIH Lymphatic Coordinating Committee (TNLCC)

The Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham’s Disease Alliance (LGDA) has been invited as the newest guest organization of the Trans-NIH Lymphatic Coordinating Committee (TNLCC). Dr. Michael Kelly, the Chief Medical Officer will represent the LGDA and our patient community in meetings with this important research committee. In 2002, the Trans-NIH Lymphatic Coordinating ...
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2020 VIRTUAL Bike Ride for Research

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, and social distancing recommendations, the Million Dollar Bike Ride is going VIRTUAL!This will allow our supporters to choose the activities they want to do to raise funds and awareness and complete their goals over time. We would like to use this opportunity to have ...
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Donor Fair Raises Thousands for LGDA

Since their daughter was diagnosed with GLA in the summer of 2018, the Thomas family has made the 3 hour drive from their California home to Stanford for her treatment more than 2 dozen times. When Cece, now 2 years old, was diagnosed, Mr. Thomas' coworkers rallied around the family ...
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Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill

Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill (February 25 - 28, 2020) brings rare disease community members from across the United States together to be educated on federal legislative issues, meet other advocates, and share their unique stories with legislators. We hope to have patients and families from across the country ...
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Birthday Party Raises $5000

On July 29, 2018, the family of Adrian Santos hosted its second party to celebrate his 4th birthday and raise awareness about kaposiform lymphangiomatosis (KLA) and money for the LGDA to support research efforts. Once again, Adrian's great aunt Linda Sutherland organized the event. Activities for the kids included face ...
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