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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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  • Lisa B.

    My name is Lisa – I am a daughter, a wife, a mother – and my life has been profoundly touched by lung cancer. On December...

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  • Richard D.

    My name is Richard Davis and I am a community health worker with Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in Las Vegas.

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  • Michelle N.

    Michelle N.

    I struggled with weight gain from the time I was 21. By the time I hit 50ish, I could not seem to keep any weight off...

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  • Lynne F.

    On a med check my MD asked how my breathing was. It wasn't great - he suggested I see a pulmonologist who ordered a CT...

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  • Nicholina C.

    I was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in July, 2015 following a Cat Scan of the chest. A Bronchoscopy had been completed due to...

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  • Elaine N.

    Six years later, I am still finding it hard to put into words the affect that lung cancer has had on my family. As I write...

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