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Fighting for a LAM Diagnosis and Now a Cure

Posted on August 05, 2022   |   

For seven years, I continually searched for answers because I knew something was wrong with my health. I had a hard time breathing and started coughing up blood clots with exertion or exercise. I went to several pulmonologists, but no one could find anything. On a family trip to Greece in 2014, I had a severe episode while swimming with my daughters. I couldn’t breathe, I became dizzy and almost passed out.  I spent two days in bed without being able to move. The

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Sirolimus Gave Stephanie a Second Chance

Posted on September 02, 2021   |   

Two years ago, Stephanie Weber’s life was turned upside down. This active mom of three was struggling to breathe. She could barely even care for her Golden Retrievers. Stephanie ended up in the ER with a collapsed lung. Diagnosed with LAM, she was told she needed a lung transplant that week. She was beyond frightened. 

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Topics: DayofGiving Research        Categories: Patient Profiles
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Active Mother of Three Advances LAM Research

Posted on August 16, 2021   |   

Carol is always on the move as a mom of three. She was diagnosed with LAM in 2018 and was concerned she wouldn't be able to keep up with her energetic children. In 2018, she needed a hysterectomy and donated her uterus for LAM research. Carol’s tissue donation proved helpful to scientists asking the question "Where do LAM cells come from?"  For the first time, in the form of single cell RNA sequencing, researchers now have a technique that is powerful enough to help us get closer to answering this fundamental question.

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Topics: DayofGiving FundACure        Categories: Patient Profiles
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Join us for our 2021 Day of Giving

Posted on July 08, 2021   |   

Please join us on Thursday, September 9, 2021, for The LAM Foundation’s Day of Giving. 

Over the last 25 years, The LAM Foundation has hosted our largest fundraiser of the year during LAMposium: the Breath of Hope Gala. The highlight of the gala is the inspiring Fund A Cure auction – a powerful fundraising tradition that finds attendees raising their paddles, in pure generosity, to fund LAM research. In 2021, our digital

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Topics: DayofGiving FundACure        Categories: Events
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Save the Date: Breath of Hope Day of Giving!

Posted on July 31, 2019   |   
Author: A. Bloomer

Save The Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019. That’s the date of our Breath of Hope Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising experience and the first of its kind for The LAM Foundation. It promises to be a day filled with information, entertainment, and giving.  

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Topics: #FilltheFeather DayofGiving FundACure        Categories: Events