LUNG FORCE Heroes: Why We Fight

Our LUNG FORCE Heroes inspire, encourage and empower us to raise our voices for healthier lungs. Read about their personal experiences with lung disease, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.

  • Patricia C.

    My story had been shared in 2015. I made another two years because of my wonderful Massachusetts General Hospital Oncology Team. I even had...
  • Lindsay S.

    August of 2016 my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer. She was only 49. We didn't know how quickly the cancer had spread until a few weeks...
  • Janette B.

    When I was 62 years old, I went to my primary care doctor for a complete physical. I wanted to have blood tests and a chest X-ray so I...
  • Jennifer S.

    This is dedicated to the ones who lost their battle with COPD and the ones who continue to fight the daily battle. Hi, let me introduce...
  • Judy M.

    I was one of the lucky ones; I found my cancer by a fluke. At work one Friday, I noticed that my ankles were extremely swollen. Now women...
  • Elizabeth Z.

    My Aunt Cathy began smoking before she knew the risks. She was young and it was a time when smoking was promoted as a glamorous activity....

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