Diana was diagnosed with stage 4 Small-Cell lung cancer in February 2008 at the young age of 62. It practically happened overnight with no previous warning signs of her failing health. It had spread to her brain and adrenal gland. The ER doctor told us to go home and let her die, with a life expectancy of 4 months. We [...]
My father, Ed Feldman died on the operating table just a few weeks after his 60th birthday from lung cancer. A smoker much of his life, he was the friendliest guy around. A complicated man, he went back to his first love of being an optometrist. I am sad he never got to meet his grandsons. I am honored that [...]
Dorothy Smith Mullen, an environmental, food, and healthcare activist, died in hospice care at home in Princeton on March 15. She was 64. Dorothy was a teacher of gardeners young and old, the founder of The Suppers Programs, and the producer of her own end-of-life educational program she dubbed “Dying Dor’s Way: Radically real spiels on the end of life.” [...]
Oslo, Norway — Dyanne was diagnosed with stage 4, EGFR mutant, lung cancer in March 2015. She was then 30 years old and had just given birth 11 months earlier to our daughter Naomi. Dyanne survived nearly 5 years, but sadly passed away in January this year.
Crowley, LA — Dr. Petitjean was a much loved dentist in Crowley. He lost his short battle with lung cancer on November 8, 2010. He is dearly missed by his family, friends and community.
My dad passed from lung cancer on October 15, 2006. He was a retired police officer, World War II vet, and a prisoner of war. He survived the Battle of the Bulge. He was a great dad.
Marie Vykukal Nov 1931 - Nov 2006 After surviving kidney cancer a decade before she was taken too soon by lung cancer in 2006, three months after she was diagnosed. @ Santa Fe, New Mexico
Shirley was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 75. She never smoked or drank. The doctor missed her cancer diagnosis. She had surgery and chemo. A real trooper. She is now 88 and thriving. She is a very sweet and honest woman.
Angelo was a loving, generous father, son and brother who was taken too soon by this deadly disease. He fought hard and remained hopeful and he will forever be loved and remembered not only for his courage and strength during his illness but also for his love of life and his family throughout his entire life.
My mom Shirley Leonpacher, and I'm going to include both her siblings, AJ and Jack, all died within two years of one another of the same type of lung cancer. That was 1998. Then we lost my brother in 2012, same cancer. Thank you Isabella for this ride for early detection. I don't get a prolonged cough nowadays without asking [...]
My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer when she was 61 years old. When she was diagnosed it had already metastasized to her brain as well as other places. She fought and never complained for close to 3 years. She was able to meet her first grandchild shortly before passing away at the early age of [...]
Kathleen Matthews was a loving wife, a caring mother to her six “Wonderful Kids” and the best grandmother of 19 you could ever imagine. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in March of 2011 and died in December of that year. She loved family, and is remembered for her kindness, selflessness and razor-sharp wit. And she taught us a life-long [...]
Hi my name is Susan Guenzel and I am a mythical creature, or so I’ve been told. I am a long term lung cancer survivor. In 2011 my husband and I ran a pet sitting business. We would walk several miles a day. I had started to notice that I was hugging and puffing when walking the dogs up hills. [...]
My name is Gina Dietzer. I am a wife. A mom. A nurse. And a lung cancer survivor of 4 years. In 2015, I was diagnosed in the emergency room with lung cancer without ANY lung cancer symptoms. I went to the ER due to lower back pain which I believed were kidney stones. A CT scan showed kidney stones... [...]
In Memoriam: Michael Faketty We are deeply saddened to share a message of loss with our Padres Pedal community. On September 28, Mike Faketty, retired-Navy SEAL, Ironman Kona finisher, Padres Pedal Road Warrior and lung cancer fighter passed away at the age of 65. Mike was a warrior in every sense of the word, having fought for our country for [...]