The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.
The PAN Foundation partners with the American Lung Association to provide education and support services to patients living with asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, non-small cell lung cancer and pulmonary hypertension.
American Lung Association Blog
Sep 19, 2019
For over 40 years, Valerie Harper was an inspiration for women who idolized her iconic television character, Rhoda. Valerie, like her character Rhoda, addressed every challenge in her life head on.Read more...
Sep 18, 2019
As the new school year gets well underway, sports fans fill out their fantasy football season rosters (Go Eagles!) and northerners prepare for fall color tours and a potential "Snowpocalypse," the American Lung Association's work to eliminate tobacco use and[…]Read more...
Sep 17, 2019
Lung cancer continues to be the number one cancer killer across the U.S. Research is critical to help find better ways for early detection and treatment so that more lives can be saved. This goal is what inspired the American[…]Read more...
Sep 9, 2019
When you picture a "nerd," what characteristics come to mind? They commonly wear braces, thick-rimmed glasses, and tuck collared shirts into too-short khaki pants. Most significantly, they clutch an inhaler, a small prop that is frequently used as the universal[…]Read more...