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.
My mother, Kay, hadn't been feeling well for a couple of weeks. She had a cough that just wouldn't go away, a shortness of...Read more
After several years of supporting the Komen 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Research, it dawned on me that I was supporting...Read more
In April or May 2017 I was at the Morning Drive office of Kern Radiology. I saw a Saved By The Scan sign in the waiting...Read more
At the age of 37 I was blindsided with my lung cancer diagnosis. I had been battling what my doctors swore was bronchitis...Read more
I am a 68-year-old adult man who lives with asthma and chronic bronchitis. When I was a child, my parents were heavy...Read more
I smoked for more than 30 years. I quit eight years ago. I read an article on my tablet about the CT scan. I asked my...Read more
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