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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 D. B.

    I want to share my testimony to be an encourager to those who are walking with the news that they have lung cancer. The...

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  • Charlene F.

    My pulmonologist recommended I get a CT Scan after treatment for a persistent cough lasting a couple of weeks which was...

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  • Jance S.

    My husband Pete was diagnosed with non-small cell Adenocarcinoma in May 2015. No symptoms until he was Stage IV.

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  • Sierra S.

    Twenty-three years ago the most amazing person I know brought me into the world, my mother. I have never met a more...

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  • Carla P.

    In 2012 just before my 52nd birthday, I was preparing for bariatric surgery. As part of the pre-op a chest x-ray was...

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  • Rachel H.

    Ruth E. Ross was a mother, sister, daughter and friend. As a nurse, she dedicated many years of life to helping others and...

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