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Golf Outing Tops $100,000 Mark

By Scot Wiesner & Beth, Ryan and Claire Mantey After 5 years of being a part of the LGD Alliance Golf Outing in Wisconsin as an organizer and enjoying the camaraderie of everything it has become, we are proud to say that we are well over $100,000 in funds raised ...
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2nd International Conference on GLA & GSD

The Lymphangiomatosis and Gorham’s Disease Alliance (LGDA) and the Lymphatic Malformation Institute (LMI) were proud to host the 2nd International Conference on Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly and Gorham-Stout Disease. The conference was held at the W Hotel - Buckhead in Atlanta, GA from June 10-11, 2016. The conference was chaired by Dr ...
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Snapshots of the Data

Since the International LGDA Registry for Lymphatic Malformations (LGDA Registry) first went online more than 200 patients living on 6 continents have joined. The charts in this post highlight some of what we've learned so far about these participants' diagnoses; what percentage have disease in the chest, bones, abdomen, pelvis ...
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Rare Lung Diseases Consortium

The recently formed Rare Lung Diseases Consortium (RLDC) is holding a planning meeting in July 2015 to prepare for a national summit of all patient advocate organizations and the specialists in pulmonary science and medicine anticipated for 2016. The RLDC is a unique collaboration among patient organizations, clinical investigators and ...
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LGDA on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, LGDA President Jack Kelly, joined other members of the Rare Bone Disease Advocacy Alliance (RBDAA) in leading a discussion about ways to improve the quality of life for those affected by rare bone diseases like Gorham’s disease and lymphangiomatosis through a strengthening of the federal ...
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Rare Disease Day Event

LGDA President Jack Kelly to speak at Rare Disease Day Event The LGDA and other advocates have joined with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) to sponsor a Statehouse Event dedicated to educating and informing the public, elected officials, legislative staff and the media: Georgia Rare Disease Day State ...
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