- Susan C.
Description: My story is a little different. I had JRA as a toddler which maimed both hips, so at 35 I had my first hip replacements. Twelve years later I had to have my left one replaced.
- Don G.
Description: In April 2016, I had my first low dose CT scan. My primary care doctor thought they saw something. A month later I had my first PET scan. Pulmonologist confirmed it was lung cancer, stage 1.
- Gregory M.
Description: In July 2018, I celebrated my 70th birthday by running my first half marathon in Missoula, Montana. In the ensuing months, I, who have never smoked a cigarette in my life, developed chest, shoulder and hip pain, as well as shortness of breath, fatigue and weakness.
- Nancy L.
Description: This is story is not about me but my mother and I call her story Joan’s Journey. My mom passed of complications from lung cancer and treatment Nov 2nd, 2018 at 76 years of age. My mom led a very healthy, busy, active life; traveling, spending time with family and volunteering in her community.
- Barbara T.
Description: It has been two years, and I have just had my third CAT scan. Two years ago they found a nodule in my left lung so now I have scans every 6 months. I have my next one this coming December 2019.
- Linda P.
Description: My sister-in-law was screened, they detected cancer. They removed it and she did not have to have any radiation or chemo, just check in every year. I had my first scan, they are watching a spot.
- Jacquelyn B.
Description: I went to my regular physician for my annual check up. My weight was fine with no loss or gain, no hypertension, blood pressure excellent, heart rate well within normal limits. I was feeling great! My husband and I exercised daily, walking up and down the hills of our small town in Oregon.
- Cori D.
Description: At the end of October 2018, I went to my G.P. for my six month check up for my cholesterol screening. My doctor suggested a low dose CT lung scan since I had smoked a pack a day for 30 years.
- Elsie "Gaylene" G.
Description: As a child I was sick a lot and was diagnosed with asthmatic bronchitis with bronchial pneumonia over and over again. I think I may have been destined to have lung cancer no matter what I did because of this. I developed a cough in late 2016 that continued to get worse through out 2017 until I had to give up an exercise class I facilitated and speaking in my Church as a coughing attack might hit at any time.
- Jacy M.
Description: My name is Jacy Miller from Madison, Mississippi. I have stage 4 adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer. It is not curable according to the doctors. On December 16, 2018, I woke up with a pain on my side like a pulled muscle.