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Becoming a Survivor

May 28, 2015 - Tonie Forster, 23 year lung cancer survivorBy Tonie Forster, 23 lung cancer survivor I was 38 years old at the time of my diagnosis of small cell lung cancer in 1992.  At the time I considered this to be my worst nightmare, come true. Always knowing the … Continue reading

The Creation of Lung Cancer Alliance 20 Years Ago

May 14, 2015 - lca-no-featuredBy Peggy McCarthy My name is Peggy McCarthy and I founded ALCASE, the Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support and Education, now Lung Cancer Alliance, in 1995. My inspiration for doing so was a passionate advocate and dear friend who … Continue reading

Mothers’ Strength

May 07, 2015 - Jillian and RosJillian was a vibrant, health conscious, active young professional working as a Registered Nurse at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s NeuroSurgical Intensive Care Unit in Miami FL. At 28 years old, the pinnacle of her life, Jillian received an unexpected diagnosis of … Continue reading

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June 20, 20152015 Lung Love Run/Walk Portland


November 07, 20152015 Lung Love Walk Houston

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