The American Lung Association will host its 2019 Omaha Lung Force Expo on November 6, 2019 at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
The event will focus on e-cigarette dangers, innovative lung cancer treatments and improving care for people with lung disease.

The expo is designed for patients and healthcare professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, COPD, asthma and other respiratory issues. Topics for this year’s event include e-cigarette dangers, immunotherapy in lung cancer, improving COPD outcomes, asthma self-management and more.

“By participating in the Lung Force Expo, you are helping change what it means for people to live with lung disease,” said Erin Smith, health promotions specialist for the Lung Association. “Join us to learn important lung disease information, share a meaningful experience with others who are affected by lung disease, and care for yourself and others by expanding your lung disease knowledge.”

The event will feature some of the state’s leading experts in lung disease and lung cancer, including:

  • Rudy Lackner, MD, FACS, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Bryan Krajicek, MD, CHI Health – Bergan Mercy
  • Barbara Yawn, MD, MS, MSc, Chief Science Officer of the COPD Foundation

More information and registration are available on the Lung Force Expo website.