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Dec. 20, 2013—Dec. 31, 2014

2014 Ask the Experts

Teleconference Series on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus.

Apr. 08, 2014 7:00 pm—Apr. 08, 2015 7:00 pm

Community Events in Support of the LFA-DMV Chapter

Third-party events raising funds and awareness for our state chapter.

Oct. 26, 2014

2014 Marine Corps Marathon

While participating in this year's run, help raise much needed funds for the free programs and services we provide to lupus patients and their families

Nov. 22, 2014

6th Annual Purple Passion Gala to End Lupus

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Apr. 02, 2014

Test Panel Found Effective in Predicting Risk of Atherosclerosis in Women with Lupus

This valuable tool will help doctors prevent atherosclerosis, a life-threatening complication of lupus.

Apr. 02, 2014

Pilot Study Testing a Combination of Immunosuppressive Drugs Holds Promise for Children with Lupus

Results from a small pilot study provide hope that lupus disease activity can be suppressed in children with lupus.

Jan. 16, 2014

Congress Recognizes the Importance of Lupus Research and Programs

What a way to kick off 2014! On Monday, January 13 2014 the House and Senate appropriators unveiled the Omnibus Appropriations bill. All 12 outstanding appropriations bills are rolled into one, including the all-important Labor-HHS-Education bill that houses many of our lupus programs. Thanks to the ongoing advocacy work by the Lupus Foundation of America and our network of activists and supporters, the news for lupus could not be better.

Dec. 05, 2013

Cancer Risk May Be Higher Among Young Patients with Lupus

Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.