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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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  • Lakita H.

    My story is about the strongest and sweetest person I ever known, my mom.

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  • Andrea H.

    A few decades back, my grandmother, Adele, discovered that she had lung cancer.

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  • Alex L.

    My Mom was diagnosed with stage IV ALK+ lung cancer in July 2014. Her first symptoms seemed like she had an upper...

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  • Joanne W.

    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...

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  • Amber P.

    When I was about 7 years old, I remember my mom coming into the kitchen in tears, her mother and my Nana was just...

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  • Dianna W.

    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...

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