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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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  • Rick B.

    Thank you for saving my life. Your television advertising inspired me to get the scan. I had just recently retired and...

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  • LUNG FORCE Hero David M.

    Dave M.

    Former military and awarded-winning weight lifter Dave Miller was a Pennsylvania Train Master when he started to...

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  • Senita H.

    As a young girl, I remember sitting on the sofa sandwiched between my eldest uncle and my younger uncle. What was most...

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  • Sandy B.

    I have always lived what we considered a clean lifestyle. Working out, watching our weight, eating good food and...

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  • Susan S.

    I am a life-long asthma sufferer and have been diagnosed with my share of respiratory infections. I was diagnosed with yet...

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  • Kathy L.

    I smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for 32 years. My husband was a smoker,too, so I figured why quit when I would just be...

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Hero stories are the point of view of the Hero and not necessarily the American Lung Association. The Lung Association does not endorse any specific provider, facility or treatment.


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