Spread the Word about Lung Cancer Awareness

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Did you know November was Lung Cancer Awareness Month? More awareness is needed, not just in November, but all year long.

November is lung cancer awareness. Let's join together, stop the stigma and raise awareness all year long. Together we can make a difference.

Spread the Word about Lung Cancer Awareness

We need to talk about lung cancer and lose the stigma that surrounds it. No one deserves to get lung cancer. Lung cancer is an ugly disease that needs to be talked about and needs to be eradicated. Cancer is a word that I hope and pray you never have to hear.

My mother is currently battling lung cancer. She was diagnosed in July and has been receiving treatment since then. More than 430, 000 people living today have been diagnosed with lung cancer at some point. Lung cancer is a scary diagnosis, but there is hope! As you can imagine, I have been learning as much as I can about lung cancer. I hope you can join me in educating yourself and others about this awful disease.

November is lung cancer awareness. Let's join together, stop the stigma and raise awareness all year long. Together we can make a difference.

Did you know that in the United States lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both men and women? It accounts for 14% of all cancer diagnoses. Wow, that is a staggering statistic! I wonder why lung cancer and its death rate isn’t a well-known fact? More people die each year of lung cancer than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined. Again, wow!

November is lung cancer awareness. Let's join together, stop the stigma and raise awareness all year long. Together we can make a difference.

Sadly, lung cancer is lacking resources, support and public empathy that many other diseases are privy to. Let’s work together to change that.  By sharing our stories and learning about advances in the diagnosis of lung cancer we can raise awareness and stop the stigma.

Spread the Word about Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung cancer is a complex and complicated disease. There are different sub-types of lung cancer and each requires its own unique treatment plan. It’s very important to get tested for bio-markers that determine the type of lung cancer you have and how to treat it.

November is lung cancer awareness. Let's join together, stop the stigma and raise awareness all year long. Together we can make a difference.

By sharing our stories and educating ourselves about advances in science and medicine around lung cancer, we can help support one another. Chances are you know someone now or will in the future that is battling a lung cancer diagnosis.

Visit LVNGWith for more information on the disease and how some lung cancer patients are tackling their diagnosis head on with the support of their loved ones. As advocates, we can continue to educate ourselves, talk about lung cancer and support those fighting the battle. There is hope! Let’s keep talking and rallying to help raise awareness of lung cancer and show support for our current and future friends and family impacted by this disease!

Share your message with the hashtag #LCAM. Feel free to use the infographics in the post to share with friends and family (strangers, too). Let’s make lung cancer awareness a priority for all!

 

 

 

Michele Brosius

Michele is a married mom of 3 adult children. She is currently enjoying spending time with her husband in the empty nest. Michele can be found working on a healthy lifestyle, camping or having some frugal fun. Not necessarily in that order!

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