Patient Stories

The stories below come from men and women whose lives have been touched by lung cancer. In addition to providing unique insight on what it’s like to battle and live with the disease, each story also provides reasons to be hopeful about the future of lung cancer research.


Rose is an exuberant grandmother and two-time survivor of lung cancer. Thanks to lung cancer research, new drugs and treatment methods have helped Rose regain her energy and strength. Read more about how she went from surgery on her lungs to finishing a 5k within a year!

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Craig's brother-in-law Guy was an avid car and boat lover. To honor Guy's memory and to help fund lung cancer research, Craig and his family started the G.E.T. Fast Memorial Fund. Learn more about how the organization started and how it is helping fund much needed lung cancer research.

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Anne has been running in support of lung cancer research since 2012. Read about how she started running — and why she hasn't stopped since.

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