ALA to host virtual LUNG FORCE Expo on June 30

The American Lung Association distributed the following press release on June 25…

More than 33 million people across America live with chronic lung diseases, such as lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, and asthma. As the nation’s leading non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans breathe easier, the American Lung Association LUNG FORCE Expo brings together patients, caregivers, and health care professionals to learn more about the latest in-patient care and treatment, while meeting others with similar diagnoses.

Held on Tuesday, June 30 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the virtual LUNG FORCE Expo invites patients and caregivers to learn about the latest in treatments, medications, resources, and research to help those living with lung cancer and other lung diseases lead healthier, active lives.

The LUNG FORCE Expo will feature speakers as well as presentations from patients and health care professionals who are well-versed on the impact of lung disease.

Daniel Miller, M.D., from Cancer Treatment Centers of America will lead a presentation on lung cancer screening. Elaine Smith, MS, LMFT, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America will guide a discussion on intentional living and mindfulness.

In addition, health care professionals will have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits through the Georgia Board of Nursing.

“Lung disease touches all of us,” said Lauren Bineau, Health Promotions director of the American Lung Association in Georgia. “The LUNG FORCE Expo is a unique event that gives patients the opportunity to connect with others living with lung disease and health care providers the chance to learn the latest in care and research.”

Registration is free for patients and caregivers. Registration is open online at LUNGFORCE.org/expo or by calling 770.544.0523.

The 2020 LUNG FORCE Expo is sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Northside Hospital Cancer Institute.