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LUNG FORCE Heroes

Why We Fight…

Our LUNG FORCE Heroes inspire, encourage and empower us to raise our voices for lung health. Read about their personal experiences with lung cancer, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.

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  • Allison M.

    This is a story about my mom and how it has impacted my life as well as her's. My mom grew up with asthma. She had to... Read more
  • Joe V.

    I turned 65 this year. I quit smoking 5 years ago on my 60th Birthday. But prior to that I smoked a pack a day for over... Read more
  • Maria R.

    There it was, a television commercial that caught my eye, a low dose CT scan for people that have a history of years of... Read more
  • Denise M.

    Initially, I read about the scan as part of a study at our local hospital. Through donations, the scan was free to me.... Read more
  • LUNG FORCE Hero Nicole H

    Nicole H.

    We lost our Mom back in February due to COPD. We are walking in her memory and to help others fight this horrible... Read more
  • Kelly E.

    On Easter of 2014 my life was forever changed with the announcement that my mom, my best friend and my greatest supporter,...

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