Lung Cancer Survivors Stories

The Lung Cancer Survivor stories presented on this page are stories of courage, stories of triumph over unbelievable adversity, stories of HOPE. Many of the people highlighted in these stories had their first brush with this disease via a stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis. Yet, through the advances in lung cancer treatments brought about by transformative lung cancer research, these lung cancer survivors continue to inspire us by living their lives in the way they want. We are honored they have shared their stories with Lung Cancer Foundation of America. Lung Cancer Foundation of America is working to change the public perceptions of lung cancer through education and personal stories of those impacted by this leading cause of death in cancer. These stories bring special attention to specific health conditions associated closely with lung cancer. Join us by submitting a story, browsing the gallery, sharing stories via social media and more.

Terri Conneran’s Diagnosis Journey: Asthma or Lung Cancer

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Terri’s lung cancer journey was a bumpy road, but, after scans, an ablation and radiation, Terri is now NED. Find out how lung cancer research helped Terri get to the status of “no evidence of disease.”
Terri Conneran’s Diagnosis Journey: Asthma or Lung Cancer

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