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.

  • Jennifer S.

    This is dedicated to the ones that lost there battle with COPD and the ones that 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....
  • Lisa E.

    I guess in the back of our minds we sometimes fear the worst, but never expect it can happen to us. Well back in the summer of 2014 I...
  • Dorothy S.

    My Mom, Franky, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer that had metastasized to her liver in the spring of 2014. The day we learned her...
  • Beth M.

    Beth's story really begins with her mother. In 1981, Beth's mother Rita, found out she had cancer quite by accident. Rita had fallen and...

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