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.

  • Marian J.

    My name is Marian and this my story. In 2011, I had tests done after I broke three ribs. At that time, "something" was discovered in my...
  • Joy D.

    In July 2015, I was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. I was a healthy, active and hardworking 38 year old gal who was feeling run down...
  • Tabatha H.

    I have chosen to share my story to help society become more aware of how lung disease affects so many people -- especially in my family and...
  • Nicole S.

    I am writing on behalf of my mother Joanne Schlosser who passed away April 23, 2016 after a five month battle with Stage IV lung cancer. My...
  • Linda R.

    Lung cancer affected my life and the life of my daughter and family, because my mom died of it. She was a life-long smoker until the last...
  • June B.

    In early 2002 I was originally diagnosed with Stage 2 Uterine Cancer and had a radical hysterectomy followed by 18 rounds of radiation...

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