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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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  • Lois Levin

    Lois L.

    I have been aware of lung cancer for a long time. My mother died of lung cancer in 1997 and my cousin died in 2007. Then...

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  • Ellen S.

    Our story is about BOOP; a short story, sadly too short. The love of my life, Pat, and I were best friends, he was my rock...

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  • Marie M.

    Marie M.

    I'm 49 years old and a wife and mother of three. I was diagnosed with lung cancer on Dec. 7, 2010. I had a lobectomy,...

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  • John H.

    Hi, I'm a lung cancer survivor of 3A non small cell lung cancer. I was diagnosed in August of 1999. I'm married and... Read more
  • Glenda M.

    I feel very fortunate to be able to share my story about lung cancer. My diagnosis came quite unexpected since I am a...

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  • Cheryl H.

    What are the chances that one person has two parents that are afflicted with lung cancer? Well, that's my story...I was...

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