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Category: Lung Cancer

Supporting Cancer Survivors Who Use Tobacco

Dr. Shayne Gallaway with his grandmother.

"My grandmother died of lung cancer after a seven-year battle. She fought like a champ, without ever so much as a complaint. She was like a second mother, and one of my favorite people in the world. I still cry when I think about the day we lost her. Cancer doesn’t discriminate. In our lifetime, it’s almost guaranteed that we will all know a family member or friend diagnosed with cancer." Read More >

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This Blog May Inspire You but Motivation Is Another Story

Student drawing a heart on her desk

"While I can educate my friends and family about the harms of smoking and the benefits of cessation and inspire them to quit smoking, I know they will each find their own reason to quit smoking. Maybe they want to spend their money on something besides cigarettes. Maybe they do not want to smell like smoke anymore. Maybe they want to be healthy enough to play with their grandchildren and be around to see them grow up. Mike was my reason. What’s yours?" Read More >

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There Is Hope for a Future with Less Lung Cancer

This November, as we raise awareness about lung cancer, we also proclaim the progress that has been made that gives us hope for the future. Read More >

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