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.
This is my story I shared on my Facebook page. I was diagnosed in February with lung cancer. I'm 32. I have a 1 and...Read more
I was raised in a two-smoking parent household. Both my mom and dad smoked the entire time I was growing up. In 1991, my...Read more
I am currently a nonsmoker of five years...I quit because my father and grandfather both died quite young of lung...Read more
I wrote a book about my cancer journey it is a memoir of a most difficult time in my life. After the failure of my...Read more
March 2016, I was 61 years old and diagnosed with cancer; female; never-smoker. A large lesion was found in my lumbar...Read more
I was diagnosed first in December 2009. I was staged as 3b, my tumor was large, in my right lung in all three lobes. The...Read more
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