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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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  • Jeff M.

    I was diagnosed nsclc 3a in Sept. '17. Six weeks of aggressive chemo and radiation followed. I continued to work and run...

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  • Katisha M.

    My mom was told by her doctors early morning on 04/11/2018 that today that very day...would be her last day to live... She...

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  • LUNG FORCE Hero Christine M.

    Christine M.

    My name is Christine McLarty, I'm a morning News Reporter for ABC27 News in Harrisburg, PA. I'm thrilled to emcee the...

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  • Karin A.

    I am here today because of early intervention. I was a smoker and my primary care doctor, Mary Jenkins, always ordered a...

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  • Ioneni L.

    Wilma Harris was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lung Cancer in November 2018. It’s been hard to see her struggle threw chemo and...

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  • Lorie B.

    July 2014, I was on my way to visit my son and his wife, when I got the call. It was my brother-in-law, "We have us some...

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