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.

  • Christina M.

    My mother, Donna, was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer on August 23, 2013. The lung cancer had already metastasized to bone cancer....
  • Anastasia E.

    My father discovered late in his life how wonderful marriage can be. He would always make sure to present his wedding ring in photos,...
  • Daphne R.

    My name is Daphne. I grew up on the small island of Aunu'u, American Samoa. I remember being a young teenager when my Mom, Meleke,...
  • Angela E.

    In September 2014 my Mom became ill, she would go to the doctor and be told it was a really bad cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. One...
  • Erica A.

    "Ok, it's my turn." That's what ran through my head the moment the doctor gently told me its most likely lung cancer. "Why me" never...
  • Anne F.

    My family has a long history of heart disease, so I always expected that would be my health problem to deal with. Sometimes life doesn't...

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