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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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  • Ashley B.

    My grandfather Robert Corzine passed away from stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer on November 24, 2012. His diagnosis of...

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  • Julia M.

    This story is about my sister Rita Moretti Scruggs who succumbed to metastatic non-small cell lung cancer on May 6, 2019....

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    Eric P.

    Lung Cancer: The silent killer. My story starts out much like many others, I happened on my diagnosis by chance. One day I...

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  • Marla P.

    Mom was on vacation when everything started. They just kept saying it was a cold. After going back and forth to the...

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  • Shelia P.

    My first tumor was in 2007. I had my lower right lobe removed.

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  • Randy H.

    In January 2016 my best friend and partner told me he was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. Together we have over 50...

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