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  • American Lung Association in North Carolina American Lung Association in North Carolina

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Mission Statement

To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

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About the American Lung Association:

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. With the generous support of the public, we are "Fighting for Air." When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow.

The American Lung Association fighting lung disease, childhood asthma, lung cancer, smoking, second hand smoke, the flu, and for healthier air. If you are breathing, then we are fighting for you!

Why is Our Work Important?

  • Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both men and woman in the US.

  • Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all cancers with only 15% of those diagnosed surviving 5 years after diagnoses.

  • Asthma is the leading cause of children missing school.

  • Lung disease is the #3 killer in the United States.

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http://www.lungnc.org

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