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LAM Action 2018 Christmas Cards

With less than 3 months to go until Christmas it’s now time to think about buying your Christmas cards and we have six lovely designs for you to choose from, two of which are exclusive to LAM Action. Printed on high-quality board, the cards come in packs of 10 and cost £3.75 per pack + […]

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Drug trial to assess a new inhaled treatment for women with LAM

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 […]

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ELF Patient Priorities Website

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 […]

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Calling all superheroes!

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 […]

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Take a Closer Look at LAM Action

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!

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An inspirational new video: Living with LAM

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.

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Are you planning a fundraising event?

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 […]

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Simon Johnson receives LAM Foundation Award for Scientific Advancement

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 […]

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RareConnect announces launch of LAM community

RareConnect, an initiative of EURORDIS, is a growing online network for rare disease communities, bringing together thousands of patients, families, and groups who might otherwise be isolated. Through RareConnect, patients and those who care for them can communicate, sharing experiences and information in a safe, moderated online forum. With human translation available at no cost […]

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Department of Health UK Strategy for Rare Diseases

The Department of Health has recently published a shared vision for the UK to improve the lives of those with rare diseases. For more details please visit the link where you can download the document or see the copy in our Publications and Downloads section. The work of both LAM Action and the National Centre […]

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