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 disease, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.
December 3, 2015; the day my life forever changed. My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in December of 2014....Read more
Before May 2014, I had never been affected by lung cancer. I didn't know anyone who had been diagnosed with it and I...Read more
When my sister was 30 years old, she made an appointment with her general practitioner, suspecting she had a case of...Read more
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.Read more
I was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in June of 2015. I had lost my own mother to metastatic lung cancer in 1986.Read more
After spending 39 days on the island of Fiji competing in, and winning, Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X in 2016, I...Read more
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