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.
In September of 2015, my mom, the kindest, silliest, most ridiculous person I had ever known, was diagnosed with lung cancer.Read more
After smoking for 55 years, I promised my twin granddaughters I'd quit smoking last year. I quit on my anniversary to...Read more
I'm now 62 years old and thanks to my doctor I will be able to see 63 and more.Read more
My mother, Kay, hadn't been feeling well for a couple of weeks. She had a cough that just wouldn't go away, a shortness of...Read more
After several years of supporting the Komen 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Research, it dawned on me that I was supporting...Read more
In April or May 2017 I was at the Morning Drive office of Kern Radiology. I saw a Saved By The Scan sign in the waiting...Read more
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