Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Patient Stories

  • Marsha Berman

    Marsha Berman

    Although no one expects to be diagnosed with cancer, it didn't come as a complete surprise to Marsha Berman. Both of her parents fought the disease, which eventually claimed her father's life. She was first diagnosed and treated for lung cancer in 1981.

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Metastatic Lung Cancer Patient Stories

  • Stephanie Haney

    Stephanie Haney

    Adenocarcinoma

    Stephanie Haney admits her life isn’t anything like she thought it would be. “I am more grateful, more living life in the moment, and more focused on the big picture than I ever expected to be,” she explains. Stephanie watches her children more closely than she used to and tries to celebrate more moments and create more meaningful experiences than she had been. “I am less afraid and more faithful. I live with terminal lung cancer.”

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patient Stories

  • Donald Cully

    Donald Cully

    In 2003, at the age of 61, Don Cully made a life-changing decision. He decided to quit smoking, a habit he had since he was a kid. "I smoked a pack and a half a day," he admitted. "I should have had no lungs left." Because he had been coughing a lot, Don asked his doctor for a CAT Scan. He was curious to see what his lungs looked like. Fortunately, the scan revealed emphysema and dead lung cells - but no cancer.

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