Lung disease - resources

The following organizations are good resources for information on lung disease:

  • American Lung Association -
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -

Resources for specific lung diseases:


  • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America -
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -

Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease):

  • COPD Foundation -
  • National Emphysema Foundation -
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -

Cystic Fibrosis:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -
  • March of Dimes -
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -

Alternative Names

Resources - lung disease

Updated: 4/2/2012

Reviewed by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children’s Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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