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.
My father started smoking at age 17. During that time, growing up in Jamaica, he was viewed as a man. This was also...Read more
My name is Marta and this August hopefully I will celebrate my 10-year cancer free anniversary. I am a stage 1 lung cancer...Read more
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Afraid for my sister. My best friend, my first playmate. Today my sister was told she had lung cancer. I want to be strong...Read more
In the spring of 2015 I got a call from my brother, Steve, that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer. Thus began a...Read more
My grandmother was a nonsmoker who was diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer in May 2017. It was disheartening to hear when...Read more
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