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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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  • LUNG FORCE Hero Milli W.

    Milli W.

    I've never met her, but Eva Marie saved my life; The doctors saved my life; I'm forever grateful.

    I saved my...
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  • Megan M.

    On December 3, 2018, my life forever changed. My mom, a nurse, that has spent her whole life helping others, was diagnosed...

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  • Monique R.

    Due to SECONDHAND SMOKE & POOR AIR QUALITY, Asthma, Pneumonia's, Valley Fever have been apart of my life since eight years...

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  • Donna C.

    I have had 2 robotic lung caner surgeries. I never had an oncologist. Both were stage 1A.

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  • Ashlee H.

    My name is Ashlee Harmon, I am a 17-year-old from Troy, Ohio and my life has been affected by lung diseases.

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  • Emily D.

    In February 2018 I was diagnosed at age 32 with Stage IV lung cancer due to a genomic mutation, while 33 weeks pregnant...

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