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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 three surgeries, with the most recent requiring three blood

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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 and treatment for a variety of diseases. At the 2012

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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 history in public service, innovative spirit, and outstanding leadership skills.

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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 and Gorham’s disease will be featured at the Forum. During

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Who’s Who at ATS-PAR

Among the several scientific and medical societies and patient advocacy groups with which LGDA is affiliated is the American Thoracic Society through its Public Advisory Roundtable – Council of Public Representatives. LGDA president Jack Kelly and the LGDA were the subject of a feature article, “Who’s Who at ATS PAR,” on page 4 of the Mar/Apr 2010 edition of ATS-PAR News. This article is an excellent

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