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.

  • Randy K.

    I have been a respiratory therapist since 1979. While I was going through the training I would show my parents pictures of patients' lungs...
  • Susan B.

    I was first diagnosed with COPD 10 years ago. I was forced to go on oxygen therapy eight years ago. In 2009 I was diagnosed with stage 3b,...
  • John B.

    Two weeks after being cured of pneumonia, my wife complained of mild chest pains. We saw her doctor that same day. He immediately admitted...
  • Jane B.

    I am a daughter of a victim of lung cancer. My mother lost her life to lung cancer in 2007 after a three year battle. Although she had a...

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