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

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  • Donna Q.

    A CT scan was done of my heart and a nodule was found in each lung. Each was stage 1, not related to one another.

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  • Sandra G.

    My name is Sandra and I wanted to share how lung cancer has affected my life. I grew up in the '60s in a smoking...

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  • Nance K.

    I was always aware that smoking could cause lung cancer, but always you think it will not happen to you! I was part of an...

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  • Teresa U.

    In December of 2015 my husband asked me to take advantage of a $49 lung scan at Ball Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. Being a...

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  • Clifford C.

    A backwards story. I was never informed by my healthcare providers of this scan despite fitting the parameters for it. In...

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  • Patty C.

    My name is Patty C. and I live in Michigan. I am a fortunate lung cancer survivor thanks to early detection.

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