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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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  • Seana Z.

    This is the face of lung cancer. I walk because I am proof that it can happen to anyone and we need to unite and find a cure.

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  • Robert P.

    My journey began very suddenly in November 2015 with several hospitalizations and surgeries to treat an elbow wound of...

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  • Kathy L.

    My name is Kathy. My journey the last four years has brought me to serve on the Leadership Council for the Oregon American...

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  • Stephanie S.

    My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2016. That was one of the worse days that I had ever experienced. The agony of...

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  • Stephanie H.

    This story is about my mother who was diagnosed with COPD. She was not aware of having this chronic disease until the year...

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  • Murty M.

    I am a scientist and was diagnosed with the affliction of COPD during my 55th year. I have been under the care of very...

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