Share Your Story

Speaking up about lung cancer has a ripple effect

When you share your lung cancer story, you give others permission to do the same. By talking about your lung cancer experience, you help build awareness and reduce stigma around the disease, and provide a sense of reassurance and inspiration to other lung cancer patients, caregivers, family and friends.

To share your story, fill out the form below. Stories will be featured on to help build awareness about lung cancer. Fields marked with * are required.

Feel free to use the following questions as a starting point:

How did you find out that you or a loved one had lung cancer? What do you want other people facing lung cancer to know? What surprised you about the treatment process? What have been your greatest challenges? What gives you hope?

Want to share a video story in honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month?
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Videos that include full names, exceed 10 minutes in length, or contain content deemed not in line with the mission and values of the American Lung Association will not be included.
Your last name will not be published.
Attach a photo or relevant image to go along with your story. 160 x 160 minimum recommended. 2 MB Limit.
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Submission Disclaimer

By submitting your story and/or photo, you grant American Lung Association permission to publish your story and/or photo in any manner American Lung Association deems appropriate. This includes, without limitation, the World Wide Web and any other advertising/marketing materials. Your first name, photographs and any language contained therein, may be used for public information without notification or compensation. You further release American Lung Association, its affiliates and assigned others from any and all liability, claims or damages arising out of or relating to your submission.

Upon review, American Lung Association can and may, at their sole discretion, edit, reject, remove or disallow inclusion of any and all submissions.

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Note: You must be 18 years old or older to submit a story.