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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 disease, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.

Share Your Voice

  • Rhianna M.

    December 3, 2015; the day my life forever changed. My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in December of 2014....

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  • Angela O.

    Before May 2014, I had never been affected by lung cancer. I didn't know anyone who had been diagnosed with it and I...

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  • Maureen A

    Maureen A.

    When my sister was 30 years old, she made an appointment with her general practitioner, suspecting she had a case of...

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  • EvaMarie M.

    It was Ash Wednesday and I was picking up pizza and then going to church to get ashes when my phone rang. It was my mom.

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  • Rebecca R.

    I was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in June of 2015. I had lost my own mother to metastatic lung cancer in 1986.

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    Adam K.

    After spending 39 days on the island of Fiji competing in, and winning, Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X in 2016, I...

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