Honor and Salute the Veterans In Your Life

2018-12-03T14:49:43+00:00November 9th, 2018|Hot Topics|

By Rick Sherlock, Lung Cancer Alliance Board Member and retired Major General of the United States Army On this Veteran’s Day, we honor and salute the dedicated service of the brave men and women that protect our freedoms. In all they do for our country, it is our responsibility to protect them in the ways we know how. Due to higher smoking rates and exposure to environmental and chemical pollutants, military men and women, as well as veterans, have a [...]

A Veteran Versus Cancer

2018-03-21T21:31:57+00:00November 9th, 2017|Stories of Hope|

Ed and his dog, Molly. By Ed Fox, U.S. Army Veteran and Lung Cancer Survivor Lung cancer has been on my radar for some time now because both my father and sister died from this disease. I did everything I possibly could to prevent it: regular screenings, tests and doctor’s visits. Not even a year before I was diagnosed, I had my gallbladder removed which is where they eventually found the cancer. “Why didn’t they see the tumor [...]