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Lung cancer journeys

The stories below come from people 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.

  • Donna
    ‘I realized I did have a future’
  • Joanne
    Moving beyond blame, focusing on peace and gratitude
  • Caroline
    Lung cancer across three generations of women
  • Jeff
    Getting busy living, despite stage 4 diagnosis
  • Marley
    Fatigue wasn’t just acid reflux or part of being a young mom
  • Xavier
    Veteran raises awareness of lung cancer in the military
  • Julie
    A mammogram leads to an early-stage lung cancer diagnosis
  • Dann
    Staying steady nearly two decades with stage 4 lung cancer
  • Tejal
    Facing lung cancer with a new mantra: breathe easy and fight hard
  • Amy
    Armed for the fight with information and support
  • Christine
    ‘Cancer is hard’ – and having support makes all the difference
  • Wendy
    Managing lung cancer as a chronic illness
  • Gerri
    Having adventures and living her best life with stage 4 EGFR+ NSCLC
  • Maureen
    Stage 4 KRAS+ patient “doesn’t have time for lung cancer”
  • Jenn
    Running for research after a lobectomy
  • Laura
    A t-shirt inspires a lung cancer awareness movement: #DieCancerDie
  • Karen
    Thriving two years after diagnosis with her “wolf pack” behind her
  • Karen
    Feeling as confident about her Stage 4 diagnosis as she did with Stage 2
  • Colleen
    Promoting education on risks and symptoms “because lives truly depend on it”
  • Bruce
    “In the prime of my life” and surprised with a lung cancer diagnosis
  • Jodie
    Told symptoms were vertigo – until a scan revealed lung and brain tumors

We remember…

LCRF honors and remembers those who have graciously shared their stories with us and have since passed away. By telling about their experiences, they helped – and continue to help – those who are navigating their own diagnoses.