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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.

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  • Paul S.

    Life as I knew it changed profoundly over the course of a few weeks in 2017. Little did I know how it would unfold and all...

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  • Lidia V.

    It's a busy life! As an OB/GYN working full time (deliveries, operating room, office hours, etc) with four other...

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  • Melissa D.

    My father was diagnosed with a tumor in his lung on October 31, 2018 and passed away on May 31, 2019.

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  • Preetha K.

    Kunjumol S. Kunjumol means "little daughter" or "little sister" in Malayalam. My family hails from Kerala, the southern...

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  • Nevin K.

    My story is about my auntie. She is my grandfather's youngest sister. To my mother she was like her second mom. My parents...

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  • Chris S.

    I have lost my grandfather, uncle and within the last year my father to lung cancer.

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