A Lung Cancer Hero at Home

2018-03-21T21:27:50+00:00November 14th, 2017|Hot Topics|1 Comment

Sheila Ross, a pioneering lung cancer advocate who founded Lung Cancer Alliance’s presence on Capitol Hill, was recently profiled by the Annapolis, Maryland-based Capital Gazette. The article traces both Sheila’s cancer journey and the advocacy measures that brought heightened awareness and landmark legislation on low dose CT screening for early detection.

Read more about how Sheila faced her diagnosis with action in the Capital Gazette.

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  1. Ryan November 17, 2017 at 1:30 am - Reply

    Getting back to life and my usual routine was extremely important, so I returned to work eight weeks after surgery. I thought I was doing well, but I would cry the whole way in when I was alone in my car, and then I would walk in the office and act as if nothing had occurred. I have a stressful, high-powered job, and it’s not a place where, as a leader, I felt I could show my emotions.

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