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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.

  • Laura
    A t-shirt inspires a lung cancer awareness movement: #DieCancerDie
  • Emily
    Doctor surprised by diagnosis finds hope through biomarker testing
  • Karen
    Thriving two years after diagnosis with her “wolf pack” behind her
  • Rhonda
    Her “little magic pill” keeps her Stage 4 lung cancer under control
  • Anne
    Navigating a diagnosis during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 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
  • Sydney
    Living with Stage 4 lung cancer as an oncologist
  • Amanda
    Self-advocating with autoimmune disease and lung cancer
  • Steve
    From 25% chance of survival to no evidence of disease
  • Lea
    Beyond grateful for biomarker testing
  • Frank
    Personal trainer vows to “WIN the Day” against Stage 4 lung cancer
  • Victoria
    Diagnosed with a rare lung cancer at the age of 22
  • Ruthie
    Getting through treatment with help from her “dream team”
  • Marie
    Living with lung cancer as “a chronic disease, not a death sentence”
  • Joe
    Supporting son during surgery leads to discovery of his own tumor
  • Jennifer
    Lifelong athlete blindsided by diagnosis – “lung cancer does not discriminate”
  • Jen
    Grateful for biomarker testing and her “miracle drug”
  • Felicia
    Relieved of side effects through a clinical study for a new medication

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.