American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is a national organization dedicated to the prevention of lung diseases. The association provides educational materials on lung health, treatment decisions and research, including information related to lung cancer. It also provides smoking cessation support programs and information on the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke. The American Lung Association advocates for antismoking laws and for tougher penalties for tobacco companies. The association has affiliate branches nationwide and operates a toll-free information hotline.