With NTM Pulmonary Disease Caused By Mycobacterium Abscessus Complex (MABc)
Do you have MAC lung disease that is not responding to therapy?
Together, we can continue growing our understanding of Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) pulmonary disease. Ask your doctor about eligibility for this study.
"INSIGHT" A Patient's Perspective
Insight into the lung disease caused by nontuberculous
mycobacteria (NTM) and empowers the patient to participate in his or her own treatment.
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What is NTM
Nontuberculous mycobacteria are naturally occurring environmental pathogens which impact tens of thousands of people every year in the United States alone. NTM lung infection can cause or worsen significant respiratory damage, such as bronchiectasis. NTM are widely found in the environment, including soil and tap water, which means some people may become infected through everyday activities such as showering and gardening.
Who we are
NTMir advances a broad agenda on behalf of people with nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease, as well as healthcare providers, researchers…
Whether it’s a local support group, online forums where you can exchange ideas with other patients, or links to other useful resources, you’ve come to the right place.
"Insight" Patient Pamphlet
Print or download our informative “Insight” pamphlet in multiple languages and keep the knowledge you need at your fingertips.
Physician Referral List
Find experts in the care you need with our Physician Referral List.
What causes PAP?
The three main causes of PAP are autoimmune, congenital,and secondary. Over ninety percent of people with PAP have the autoimmune form.
We are supported by patients’ actions and donations, industry, and others who care about those with NTM lung disease.
Our mission is to help patients living with Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) disease and / or Bronchiectasis (BE) as well as other related comorbid illnesses. We advocate for early detection, increased innovative research, support and education of patients and health care providers.
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