Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is a cancer that forms in the tissues lining the lungs. It is one of the most common types of cancer.

A Laughing Matter

Generally portrayed as something serious, cancer and all its taboos are cast in a new light as cartoonist Geoff Augustine helps himself and others find the funny in a diagnosis.

Fighter Friday: Nichelle Stigger

Lung cancer survivor Nichelle Stigger shares how advocating for herself led to her initial diagnosis.

The Right to Breathe

Although African Americans are less likely to smoke, they are more likely to be diagnosed with and die from lung cancer. LUNGevity, the largest national lung cancer-focused nonprofit, aims to change that.

The Warrior: Dr. Rick Brown

The featured Spotlight Warrior for our Supporter Issue is Dr. Rick Brown.

#FighterFriday: Sanda Cohen

November is Lung Cancer Prevention Month and we interviewed Sandra Cohen, a stage IV lung cancer warrior with a new lease on life.

Survivorship for Caregivers

A cancer diagnosis can be life changing for both a patient and their caregivers, but many tools are available for people to cope.

#FighterFriday: Unlocking Survival

Frank McKenna’s stage IV lung cancer diagnosis came as a huge surprise, but he never realized the tools he needed for survival were always within reach.

cW Chat: Morhaf Al Achkar

In this new quarterly series, the cW team chats with a notable figure in the cancer community with something to share. For this issue, we talk to Morhaf Al Achkar about his new memoir about lung cancer, “Being Authentic.”

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Angels in Disguise

Through the help of Imerman Angels, Jennifer Morrice learned the power of friendship from an unlikely source—her cancer journey.

Cancer, COVID-19 and Me

Sofia Reino, a two-time cancer survivor, says the trials and tribulations of life in active treatment makes cancer warriors and survivors particularly prepared for difficult situations—including a pandemic.