If you or someone in your family has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if you think you may be at risk, explore this page to find answers to your questions and resources that are available to help you.

Although COPD cannot be cured, it can be effectively treated. Doctors can help people with COPD feel better, live active lives, and slow the damage to their lungs. The earlier COPD is detected, the better the results of treatment.


About COPD

Start here to find out the basics about what it means to have COPD.

What is COPD?

Patient Guide

Could It Be COPD?


The lung disease COPD is a major cause of illness, yet many people have the disease and don’t know it. Many people think common COPD symptoms like coughing and breathlessness are just a normal part of getting older, but this is not the case

Are you at risk? This short questionnaire will help you find out if you might have COPD.

Take me to the "Could It Be COPD? Questionnaire