a Registered Nurse and the mother of 2 active teen-age daughters, was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in September 2001, at age 42. Lori had been involved with advocacy through the NCI Lung SPOREs, the NCI Cooperative Groups, and National Lung Advocacy groups.
a successful management consultant, became a Lung SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) Patient Advocate at UCLA, several years after her 47-year-old husband passed away from lung cancer.
was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in 2002. His diagnosis and the sad state of funding for lung cancer research has brought him into the fold of advocacy as a hopeful means of changing the approach to funding lung cancer research.