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 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...
  • Eunice R.

    On June 6, 2016 I had a routine mammogram since there is a big history of breast cancer in my family; mother, sister and niece. I am pretty...
  • Pamela B.

    My story begins with a doctor visit thinking I had the flu. I had been sick for over a month and could not seem to shake it. When they...
  • Lonny Q.

    I grew up on a small farm in rural northern North Dakota, graduated from high school and joined the Army. I served my country, received...

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