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 story is about the strongest and sweetest person I ever known, my mom.Read more
A few decades back, my grandmother, Adele, discovered that she had lung cancer.Read more
My Mom was diagnosed with stage IV ALK+ lung cancer in July 2014. Her first symptoms seemed like she had an upper...Read more
I was diagnosed with Stage 3A Non Small Cell Lung Cancer back in 2000. I got the news on Good Friday. To find out what...Read more
When I was about 7 years old, I remember my mom coming into the kitchen in tears, her mother and my Nana was just...Read more
In August 2018, I was driving down Rt 2 East, by Davis-Besse Power Plant in Oak Harbor, OH and saw a billboard that said...Read more
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