LUNG FORCE | Lung Cancer Topics
Christy’s Story: Remaining Positive Through Four Cancer Diagnoses
My story is a testament that love is everything, prayers are answered, and miracles do happen.
2019 Highlights in Lung Health
As the year comes to an end and we reflect on 2019, it’s clear that this was a record year for the American Lung Association and all who support our mission.
Life After Cancer
Welcome, my friends, to the launch of a new EACH Breath Blog series, Life After Cancer. If you are in remission, cured, living with cancer or know someone who is, then you are in the right place. Most importantly, you are not alone.
Honoring Veterans Day: Denny's Story
Today is Veterans Day, and in honor of all those who’ve served, we are proud to tell the story of LUNG FORCE Hero Denny and her husband, Jack.
Denise’s “Saved By The Scan” Story
When LUNG FORCE Hero Denise L. first saw a billboard for Saved By The Scan and the lung cancer screening eligibility quiz, she hadn’t heard of low-dose CT scans or early detection for lung cancer. But seeing that sign helped set in motion the path to detecting her lung cancer early and ultimately saving her life. We sat down to talk to Denise more about her journey.
Take that world, because I’ve got your number: Remembering Valerie Harper
For over 40 years, Valerie Harper was an inspiration for women who idolized her iconic television character, Rhoda. Valerie, like her character Rhoda, addressed every challenge in her life head on.
Lung Cancer Highlights from the ASCO 2019 Annual Meeting
It’s an exciting time for lung cancer research with new insights and discoveries coming out of the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago. Each year around 40,000 cancer healthcare professionals from all over the world gather for the annual meeting to learn, share and engage with other experts in the cancer field.
To the Dads
Every day, there are brave dads struggling with lung disease. These stories serve as a reminder that we must do whatever it takes to end lung disease, for the dads, and for everyone.
More Than Just a Job: CVS Health Supports LUNG FORCE
Mickey Anderson was taking a big leap of faith when he left a stable career to join CVS Health in 2014. But he knew that he had made the right choice when his first task as a CVS Health Region Director in California was to help remove all tobacco from his stores’ shelves. "I will never forget that moment,” said Mickey. “I can still see all of those boxes of cigarettes being loaded into the truck and sending them back to the warehouse."
What You Need to Know about Precision Medicine: A Guide
Follow this flow chart to be guided through the highlights of our expert panel on the growing field of lung cancer precision medicine and subsequent drug approvals.
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