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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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  • Darcy E.

    Although I do not have lung cancer, its effects are very personal to me. I am a respiratory therapist and work in...

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  • Cheryl H.

    Having a parent diagnosed with lung cancer is hard. Having both parents face lung cancer seemed beyond comprehension. I...

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  • Amy R.

    I was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer at age 41. My story began with a cough that lasted 6 weeks. I am a Registered...

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  • Sonia T.

    In August of 2018 I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I really had not thought much about lung cancer before this.

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  • Brittany H.

    I lost my mother to lung cancer almost three years ago. I hope to spread awareness and improve research for lung diseases.

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  • Jeanne D.

    I wanted to make a comment to Jackie D. and all other patients who have been diagnosed with lambert-eaton, an autoimmune...

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Hero stories are the point of view of the Hero and not necessarily the American Lung Association. The Lung Association does not endorse any specific provider, facility or treatment.


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