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.
I have never smoked a cigarette in my life. I was diagnosed eight years ago with stage four lung cancer and given one year...Read more
My primary physician urged me to have the lung screening, so I had it done. I was sent to a lung doctor to speak with him...Read more
My wife, Marilyn, was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in September 2016.Read more
I was diagnosed with a carcinoid tumor at the age of 12 in my left lung. No history of lung issues or cancer in my family....Read more
I never thought I would be telling you this story about my life. It was in April of 2017 I went to the doctor for a return...Read more
Beginning of August 2017, I was having trouble catching my breath. It was a Friday night at work. After work I went to...Read more
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