American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE

Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of both women and men in the U.S., and every five minutes a woman in this country learns she has lung cancer. LUNG FORCE, led by the American Lung Association, unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together against lung cancer. Join us to increase lung cancer awareness, promote research to beat this terrible disease, advocate for critical funding and fight for the lives of those affected by lung cancer. Your voice and support can help us make a difference.

Latest from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE

Cancer Survivor Meets Neighbor With Same Diagnosis: ‘That Changed My World’

November 11, 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a young mother living with lung cancer shares the story of her cancer diagnosis and describes the once-in-a-lifetime coincidence of learning her neighbor has the same cancer type and mutation.

Behind America’s Number One Cancer Killer: Most People Lack Awareness of Lung Cancer and Screenings

November 08, 2021

The majority of Americans lack understanding of lung cancer’s deadly threat and how it can be screened for, according to new survey data from the American Lung Association. One survivor and one patient stress the importance of learning more about the deadliness of the disease.

A Generous Caretaker for All Affected by Lung Cancer

November 05, 2021

After Kelsey Ahmed’s mother, Martha, was diagnosed with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, Kelsey and her family got to work raising funds and spreading awareness for the American Lung Association.