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Home Lighting Sources Can Lead to High Levels of Indoor Air Pollution in Rural Uganda
Dr. Peggy Lai learned a very valuable lesson when she began the preliminary work for her study on indoor air pollution in Uganda: listen to the research participants.
Clinical Trial Helps Lung Cancer Patient Live Active Life with Her Eskimo Dogs
Donna Fernandez's father died of adenocarcinoma at the age of 49, just six months after he was diagnosed, so when she learned she had the same disease, she knew exactly what it meant. "They told my husband that I would live for four months," she recalled.
A Breakthrough in the Connection Between Sugar and Lung Cancer
Research is the key to new discoveries in lung health and over the past decade, we've seen strides made in lung cancer treatment and care. Personalized treatment is advancing thanks to biomarker testing and targeted therapies. New methods of early detection with low-dose CT scans can increase the chances of survival for individuals at high risk. Still, we know more research is needed to defeat lung cancer.
Research Collaboration Between Patient and Physician
After participating in a COPD clinical trial, Mike became a member of the American Lung Association’s Patient Advisory Group to help researchers like Dr. Sumino develop patient-focused studies.
Research: Over 100 Years of Progress
For over a century, the American Lung Association has advanced medical and scientific research to move us closer to a world free of lung disease. This video explains how basic, translational and clinical research are all pieces of the puzzle working together to save lives.
The Importance of Collaboration
Dr. Steven Dubinett discusses how working with the American Lung Association and a team of medical leaders can accelerate new findings in lung cancer research. Learn more about collaboration in research at Lung.org/research.
The Importance of Research and Funding
Dr. Steven Dubinett talks about the importance of conducting research, and the funding behind it. Learn more about why research and funding are driving the future of lung disease prevention. Lung.org/research.
The Importance of Research Funding
Dr. James Jett and Dr. Steven M. Dubinett discuss their involvement with lung cancer research and the American Lung Association over the years. Learn more about how funding aids new findings in lung cancer research at Lung.org/research.
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