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Information for Patients

Sarcoidosis Week

lung  Ask Sarcoidosis Questions

Contact the Foundation for Sarcoidosis staff with questions about this disease and resources available for patients through the Foundation.  Call FSR at 866-358-5477 or click here.

lung  Education & Awareness Materials

FSR offers FREE up-to-date brochures to educate people about sarcoidosis, its symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.  Click here for more information.

lung  Online Support

Join over 7,000 members from all 50 states and more than 70 countries in the Stop Sarcoidosis Community who actively participate in discussion groups to seek advice and share stories of hope. Click here for more information

lung   Local Support

In-person support groups can provide a great way for patients and their family members to share experiences, emotions and knowledge.  Find or start a sarcoidosis Support Group in your area.  Learn more here or call FSR at 866-358-5477

lung Patient Conferences

FSR is committed to providing patients and their families with access to cutting-edge information about this disease. Click here for information about presentations made by leading sarcoidosis physicians and researchers at FSR’s 2010 Patient Conference.

lung Meet Sarcoidosis Experts

SAVE THE DATE: Meet sarcoidosis experts at a special FSR patient session during the ATS conference in Denver in May 2011.  The session is FREE. Contact for more information or to register.

lung Research News

FSR offers information on studies and related articles in popular and scientific publications as a monthly resource to patients and professionals seeking up-to-date information on sarcoidosis.  Click here

lung Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are medical research studies in which people participate as volunteers and are one way of developing new treatments and medications for diseases like sarcoidosis.  Learn more about current opportunities.

lung Tissue Donation

Tissue donation can provide patients with a way to help diminish the impact of diseases like sarcoidosis.  Research donations can include both diseased surgical discards and post-mortem tissue donation and does not compromise your ability to also be a transplant donor. Learn more.

lung ATS Patient Information Series —
“What is Sarcoidosis?”

The ATS Patient Information Series is a public service of the American Thoracic Society and its journal the AJRCCM.
The information appearing in this series is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for the medical advice of
one’s personal health care provider. Click here

lung ATS Breathing in America Book

The Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, and Hope compilationbriefly describes respiratory diseases and the progress that is being made in the quest to find their cures. Click here for Chapter on Sarcoidosis


FSR videos and patient stories are designed to raise awareness of the disease and to remind patients everywhere that they are not alone in their struggle.

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-  Patient Stories Link