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.

  • Lisa L.

    I was a 46-year-old woman with a lot of life to live. An IT Technician by trade, it was my nature to fix things. I was a single mom whose...
  • Sophia H.

    I am a woman, a lung cancer survivor, a mother and a physician. My 17-year-old daughter submitted a paper for her college English class...
  • Maureen W.

    Hi, my name is Maureen and I am the face of a lung cancer survivor! I'm from the generation when the world was rebuilding after the war....
  • Keisha S.

    In October 2015 my mother was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer right after her 61st birthday. We battled this disease while we...
  • Angela N.

    My sister, Tracy Ann was diagnosed with lung cancer on June 17, 2016. She passed away 6 months to the day of her diagnosis on December 17,...
  • Harvey R.

    I was told back in April of last year that I had stage 4 small cell lung cancer. I didn't know what to think. It blew my mind. And still...

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