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LGDA at the ATS International Conference

Each year at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, the Public Advisory Roundtable hosts a day-long Patient-Family Forum where patients with chronic lung diseases and their families can share experiences with pulmonary doctors and one another, learn about how to manage their symptoms, and the latest in research ...
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Distinguished Achievement Award

American Thoracic Society - Public Advisory Roundtable Honors Member of LGDA Medical Advisory Council Each year at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society the Public Advisory Roundtable (ATS-PAR) presents the William J. Martin II Distinguished Achievement Award to a person who exhibits a passion for patients, an impressive ...
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Washington D.C.—Recognizing that many patients either have no treatments available for their rare diseases or are using older therapies not designed for their disease and the need to update the Food and Drug Administrations decades-old Accelerated Approval regulation, Congressmen Cliff Stearns and Edolphus Towns on March 5, 2012, introduced House ...
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You’re Invited! ATS-PAR Patient-Family Forum

As a member of the American Thoracic Society Public Advisory Roundtable, the LGDA is pleased to invite you to participate in the Patient-and-Family Forum, Saturday, May 19, 2012, during the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA. For the first time lymphangiomatosis ...
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Rare Disease Day 2012

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AT SHANDS HOSPITAL HOLDS 2ND ANNUAL RARE DISEASES DAY EVENT The LGDA and the Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Institute at the University of Florida College of Medicine & Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL, joined together to organize the 2nd Annual Rare Disease Day event, comprised ...
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1st Annual Golf Outing

KEWASKUM, Wis. (LGDA News) – New friendships were forged, thousands of dollars were raised and a world record was broken at the first LGDA Golf Outing Sept. 24. Proceeds totaling about $18,000 went to the Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham’s Disease Alliance (LGDA) for research of these rare and debilitating diseases. Nearly ...
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