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.
American Lung Association: I am a daughter, sister, girlfriend, friend, runner, and HERO.Read more
Several years ago I remember my cousin texting me and telling me her mom had lung cancer. The next time I saw my aunt she...Read more
I am a 40-year-old lung cancer survivor! I had been experiencing an occasional but annoying cough for a few months which I...Read more
On August 1, 2008 I was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer that had already metastasized to the chest lymph nodes....Read more
It all began in 2012 when my brother went into the Texas Heart Institute in Houston for the repair of a mitral valve...Read more
I am a 51-year old never-smoker in otherwise great health who, after experiencing wheezing and shortness of breath while...Read more
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