Discover the Truth About Lung Cancer

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Lung cancer doesn't discriminate. It doesn't care if you smoked or not, what color you are, how much money you have or how young you are.

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Discover the Truth About Lung Cancer

  1. 1. Discover The Truth™ About Lung Cancer Nonsmokers Get Lung Cancer Too!
  2. 2. BRITTANY COPPEDGE At age 19, misdiagnosed with pneumonia because “lung cancer” was not considered since she was so young and a nonsmoker. Three weeks after being diagnosed, Brittany lost her battle with lung cancer.
  3. 3. GABBY WILSON At age 6, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer. Her lobe was removed. She wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up.
  4. 4. 1 in 14 men and women will get lung cancer in their lifetime www.beverlyfund.org
  5. 5. KATHERINE WILSON At age 23, this nonsmoker was originally misdiagnosed with walking pneumonia. 5 days later she was diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer. Katherine died 5 years later.
  6. 6. KATE MACINTYRE At age 52, this nonsmoker was diagnosed with lung cancer. On October 22, 2007 after a courageous battle with non-smoking related lung cancer, she lost her battle.
  7. 7. Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer among Nonsmokers www.beverlyfund.org
  8. 8. <ul><li>JAMIE YOUNG </li></ul><ul><li>At age 35, this nonsmoker was diagnosed with lung cancer. </li></ul><ul><li>Her Symptoms : </li></ul><ul><li>A nagging cough that would not go away </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss and fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>All of which she attributed to being a new mother and working a full time job. </li></ul>
  9. 9. MELANIE SMITH At age 51, this nonsmoker was diagnosed with lung cancer. Her father and 2 brothers all died from lung cancer. She requested a CT scan and was diagnosed early in Stage 1A. She’s alive today.
  10. 10. Over 27,000 nonsmokers die each year from lung cancer. www.beverlyfund.org
  11. 11. DUSTY DONALDSON At age 51, this former smoker, who quit smoking 30 years prior, was diagnosed with lung cancer. It caught her off-guard. She doesn’t want you to get caught off-guard. She’s alive today. Learn about symptoms at www.beverlyfund.org
  12. 12. JOAN GAETA At age 66, this nonsmoker was misdiagnosed with bronchitis. After a collapsed lung, she received a CT scan and a diagnosis of lung cancer. Joan lost her battle 3 years later.
  13. 13. Anyone can get lung cancer. www.beverlyfund.org
  14. 14. Follow us on Twitter @beverlyfund Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/beverlyfund Subscribe to our YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/users/TheBeverlyFund Stay Connected With Us and Help Us Fight Lung Cancer By Spreading the WORD Read more stories at http://www.beverlyfund.org/discoverthetruth

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