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Breath of Hope Gala raises funds and awareness for LAM

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The LAM Foundation held an event at The Westin on Saturday night.

The Breath of Hope Gala is one of the largest fundraisers for the foundation. The event included silent auctions and raffles.

"Right now we only have one treatment but we're looking for more effective treatments that will hopefully someday stabilize and cure the disease," said Laura Lentz.

LAM, or lymphangioleiomyomatosis, is a rare lung disease which affects almost exclusively women.

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