Jodi Koviach

Jodi Koviach

In September of 2019, Jodi was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). For a young mother of two children, an active member of her community, and an avid runner, the diagnosis was an understandable and relatable disturbance in the Force. Once the initial...

Susan Whaley

Susan Whaley

I was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer February 22, 2018. My journey to date has been good, my family and friends have been with me every step of the way. God has been so good to me and given me strength to face each day with courage and promise. My doctor, Dr. Kim,...

Glenda Mayo

Glenda Mayo

During the summer of 2018, I had been having difficulty breathing while walking uphill to my office each morning. I occasionally ran and exercised so I knew I wasn’t completely out of shape, but something wasn’t right.  It took 4 visits over a period of 7-8 months to...

Julie Carr

Julie Carr

My lung cancer story began in August 2016.  While at work, I began having intense neck and shoulder pain. The pain began radiating to my chest, so I went to the emergency room. Nothing was wrong with my heart. As part of the workup they did a chest xray and saw a...

Kelly’s Story

Kelly’s Story

Lives change forever when your doctor tells you or someone you love "you have Stage 4 Lung Cancer." The physical, mental and emotional battle begins, but sometimes even the strongest and bravest cancer warriors can't beat such an insidious disease. During Kelly's 9.5...

Harold’s Story

Harold’s Story

Harold Morrow began his battle in November 2010 after being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. He was told he had only six months. But Harold fought with determination and the tenacity to live. When radiation and surgery were not an option he began aggressive...

Jayne’s Story

Jayne’s Story

I’m Jayne Scarborough and I was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer five months ago.  I’m a runner and very active, so this diagnosis was a shock to me, as well as my friends and family.  From the beginning, however, my friends, family, and co-workers have shown...

Shirley’s Story

Shirley’s Story

I am a 74-year-old retired woman who served our government for 28 years!  Some of those years were in a country that had a line of soot that blanketed the sky.  In another country, the host government beamed microwaves at me in an effort to pick up my conversations....

Ron’s Story

Ron’s Story

“Make light of things.” That is what Ron Sanyal (better known as #UncleRon at LCI) would tell you to do. Always remain positive no matter what life has thrown at you. Life sure did throw a lot at Ron. In December of 2016, Ron began having trouble breathing properly...

Gary’s Story

Gary’s Story

Gary Smith radiated love and care for 67 years. Growing up in Marietta, Georgia, Gary and his sister, Carol, were as close as siblings could be. When Gary went off to West Georgia State College to run track, he was a star hurdler and came in second place to Edward...