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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.

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  • Gregory M.

    In July 2018, I celebrated my 70th birthday by running my first half marathon in Missoula, Montana. In the ensuing months,...

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  • Nancy L.

    This is story is not about me but my mother and I call her story Joan’s Journey. My mom passed of complications from lung...

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  • Barbara T.

    It has been two years, and I have just had my third CAT scan. Two years ago they found a nodule in my left lung so now I...

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  • Linda P.

    My sister-in-law was screened, they detected cancer. They removed it and she did not have to have any radiation or chemo,...

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  • Jacquelyn B.

    I went to my regular physician for my annual check up. My weight was fine with no loss or gain, no hypertension, blood...

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  • Cori D.

    At the end of October 2018, I went to my G.P. for my six month check up for my cholesterol screening. My doctor suggested...

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