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September 26, 2022

Annual Research Fund:
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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.

People like you made these breakthroughs possible:

Identified medication that prevents the spread of tuberculosis and the development of serious complications.

Discovered a key feature of respiratory distress syndrome, which led to treatments that saved more than 800,000 babies’ lives.

Decoded the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, opening the door for treatment development, including gene therapy.

Determined the flu vaccine is safe for people with asthma, preventing an estimated 104,000 hospitalizations every year.

Found a once-daily asthma treatment works as well as a twice- daily drug, saving patients billions of dollars in medication costs.

Identified a major oncogene in lung cancer, uncovering the potential for new treatments that inhibit the growth of tumor cells.

The best is yet to come, but only with your generous support!

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