Lung Cancer Survivors Stories

Living with lung cancer, even stage 4 lung cancer, is becoming increasingly more common, thanks to advances in lung cancer treatments. It is still a very difficult journey to navigate, but advances in treatments brought about by innovative lung cancer research are helping to make this possible for many lung cancer patients. Many of the people highlighted in these stories were told they had stage 4 lung cancer. But, it is how they picked up their lives, took charge of their destiny and forged ahead that is so hopeful. Read these inspiring stories of courage, tenacity and determination. We are honored they have shared their living with lung cancer stories with Lung Cancer Foundation of America.

Unbreakable: Gina Hollenbeck’s Fight Against ALK Positive Lung Cancer

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“I don’t have a choice about cancer, but I do have a choice about how I am going to react. I am going to live every single moment to the absolute fullest.”
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