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  • Cheryl C.

    WOW! It's true, all you need is lungs to get lung cancer! I have always been a active and healthy living person - or so I... Read more
  • Beverly D.

    I am a 3-year Lung Cancer Survivor. Never smoked. My Lung Cancer was found "accidentally" during tests for a TIA Stroke. I... Read more
  • Betty D.

    My journey began on Feb. 7, 2018. Went to work. Not feeling good came home and slept for four hours. Which is not like me.... Read more
  • Denny H.

    On September 12, 2015, I lost my best friend, my soul mate and my husband of 25 years, Jack Hovious. Jack was diagnosed... Read more
  • Denise L.

    For 3-6 months, I would pass a billboard on the highway as I drove home from work. It was for early detection, lung... Read more
  • Renee D.

    I was experiencing symptoms that neither my doctors nor I would associate with lung cancer. Read more
  • Lisa K.

    The phone rang. I looked over to see who was calling, it was Dad. Kind of late for him to be calling. Kind of strange for... Read more
  • Roberta T.

    In July 2016, I went to my primary physician for a check up. He knows I've been a smoker for 30+ years. He told me about... Read more
  • Christine M.

    As a teacher of French, English and Interdisciplinary Studies for 40 years, I had always been very energetic and youthful... Read more
  • Cathy H.

    I smoked for 40 years, I was treated for asthma for many years. I had gotten pneumonia and was hospitalized. A doctor I... Read more
  • Khris A.

    In the Fall of 2015, I was helping my teenage daughter, Jayne, recover from shoulder surgery when I discovered a tick bite... Read more
  • Rick B.

    Thank you for saving my life. Your television advertising inspired me to get the scan. I had just recently retired and... Read more
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