March 2014

At Lung Institute, we take pride in educating our patients about our procedures and what to expect before and after treatment. One great resource made available by the International Society for Cellular Research (ISSCR) is a list of questions entitled, “Questions to Ask a Cellular Clinic.” The Lung Institute team has answered these questions to help you learn more about cellular therapy and whether or not treatment might be right for you.

Lung Institute was a proud sponsor of the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Stair Climb this past weekend in downtown Tampa. Members of the team raced up 42 floors in support of lung disease prevention and research. We had a great time and look forward to next year’s event! Have you been treated at Lung Institute and would like to share your treatment story? We would love to feature you in our next edition. Contact us at

The American Lung Association directs visitors seeking information about cellular therapys for lung disease to the International Society for Cellular Research (ISSCR). The ISSCR is an independent, nonprofit organization established to promote and foster the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas relating to cells, to encourage the general field of research involving cells and to promote professional and public education in all areas of cellular research and application. The ISSCR has put together a useful list of questions to ask a cellular clinic.
The questions listed below have been taken from the ISSCR Patient Handbook. To view these questions without answers, click here. We have put together a list of answers from the Lung Institute team to help you make an educated decision about whether or not cellular therapy for lung disease is right for you.
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This past weekend, Lung Institute participated as a proud sponsor of the Fight for Air Stair Climb, an event hosted by the American Lung Association in support of lung disease research, education, and prevention. The stair climb happens in tall buildings in different cities across the United States. Often, firefighters and law enforcement participate in the climb wearing their full gear to show support for the cause.

This is the second consecutive year that the Lung Institute team has participated in the event. As a team, we agree that this challenge definitely put our lungs to the test! We ran up 42 floors in the Bank of American building in downtown Tampa and look forward to participating in the event again next year.

Click the link to find out how we did in the competition!

* Every patient is given a Patient Satisfaction Survey shortly after treatment. Responses to the 11-question survey are aggregated to determine patient satisfaction with the delivery of treatment.

^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.

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