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Alice Walker will need no introduction to anyone who has been following our Facebook page as she has taken part in several fundraisers already for LAM Action, including the Great North Swim and the Great North Run. Alice also recently appeared on BBC Radio Nottingham alongside Prof. Simon Johnson, talking about her fundraising for the […]
The Grand Masquerade Ball will be held on Saturday March 14th 2020 at The Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate, in aid of LAM Action and Harrogate District Hospital Cardiology Department. This promises to be a fantastic evening and will raise some much needed funds for two charities very close to the organiser Chelsea Ashman’s heart. […]
A new study is planned to investigate a possible inhaled treatment, called LAM-001 for women with LAM. The study is planned to begin very soon and will be conducted at sites in Nottingham, Manchester and London. Women aged between 18 and 70 years with LAM, who are not being treated with sirolimus (also called rapamycin), may be […]
The European Lung Foundation’s new LAM Patient Priorities website is now live! www.europeanlunginfo.org/lam Some of the key features on the site are: Information about LAM – trusted information developed with LAM health professionals and women with LAM. Support in your language: LAM factsheet to download in 9 languages. Map of LAM patient organisations in Europe […]
Every year LAM Action aims to raise £75,000 to support women with LAM and their families and to continue to fund much needed research into the condition. Fundraising through sponsored events is a central part of achieving this goal and we now offer places in more events than ever before, but we need your help […]
Please have a look at the poster here that explains in a nutshell what LAM Action does to support women with LAM in the UK and why it is so important that we get as many members as possible!
LAM affects women differently, from their reaction to the diagnosis to the progression of the disease. We have produced this video, in which several women share their own personal thoughts and feelings about having LAM. Thank you to everybody who took part and to David Mercer for the production.
If so we’d love to hear from you! We are always extremely grateful for whatever fundraising our supporters undertake on our behalf, though sometimes we don’t know about it or only find out after the event – which means we can’t always support you as much as we would like. Letting us know your plans […]
Previous editions of LAMPost are available in two places (depending on when they were published) Some of the more recent ones (Summer 2011 to Winter 2015, with the exception of Autumn 2011) are regrettably no longer available due to GDPR reasons. Editions Spring 2016 onwards can be ordered by emailing the LAMPost editors. Older ones (Spring […]
Professor Simon Johnson was presented with the LAM Foundation Award for Scientific Advancement at the LAMposium in Chicago last night (March 28th). The award was presented by Frank McCormack who also summarised and acknowledged Simon’s work and achievements in the world of LAM over the past 15 years and how much that work was valued […]