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 name is La’Kesha Johnson, and I am a survivor, fighter and mother. While having a chest CT Scan administered for a...Read more
My mother, Raelene, was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in April 2010. Before her diagnosis, experience shortness of...Read more
I started smoking as a teen. That was fifty-seven years ago. I KNEW that I had COPD after many X-rays over the years. I...Read more
My name is Steve Tong a native and long term resident of Louisville. Kentucky. In the latter part of 2014, my mother Betty...Read more
In December 2004, at the age of 58 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The tumor was found as the result of an ultrasound.Read more
I'm Tina Castello, thank you so much for allowing me to share my story.Read more
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