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.
Our story began in July when our feisty mother became out of breath while babysitting her youngest grandchild. Mom made a...Read more
I wish that my mother was here to tell her own story, but because of asthma, that can't happen. Instead, I will tell it...Read more
I am here today on a whim. I'll never forget it, it was a simple question I ask my doctor, and a simple response that...Read more
My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer 2.5 years ago! She immediately started chemo and radiation. After her six...Read more
I had an uncle who died from lung cancer and a sister who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008. I had been a pack a day...Read more
On a full moon night, walking on a beach in Puerto Morelos, Scott asked me to marry him. And just ten days later, when we...Read more
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