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EFFORTS — PO Box 20241
Kansas City, MO 64195–0241
Ph: 1–866–END–COPD
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Emphysema (COPD) takes your breath away.
  • Learn more about Emphysema (COPD) from others who are living with it
  • Daily email discussions about lung disease
  • Medical professionals contribute their expertise and answer our questions

If you are looking for more information or support about Emphysema or other Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you have found the most energetic and comprehensive organization on the web. Be an informed patient. Learn that living with COPD, while a change in lifestyle, is not a death sentence.

We currently number about 1500 members representing the USA and 30 other countries.

EFFORTS is a 501(c)(3), non–profit organization that was formed, funded and is operated by patients with the disease. Membership is free. All contributions are tax–deductible and gratefully accepted. Click here for information on sending contributions to EFFORTS. We accept credit cards and PayPal.


BECOME A MEMBER OF EFFORTS

To become a member, fill in the form below and click the Submit button.

Please note, we are an active list so many emails may come to your mailbox in one day. In order to receive only one email containing the emails that were sent for the day, type “Yes” in the Digest field.

If you are a medical professional, email us and let us know your specialty or write it in the Digest field.

If you have any problems or questions please contact us at efforts.managers@gaggle.email.

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As well as providing a very vital support, through a joint email discussion list and educational resource for its members, we are also working to educate and inform patients and care providers as well as promote deeper research for more effective treatment and hopefully a cure for Emphysema and other Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Be an activist in managing your own disease and join our EFFORTS to help promote vital medical research and education. If we don’t do this, who will?

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