Dear Mom, Another Mother’s Day without you, and the first one for us without Dad. I hope he is treating you to a special Mother’s Day, and maybe even taking you to Kelly’s…hmmmmm hmmmm. Mom, you are missed every day, and I especially missed you and Dad this week. Johnny graduated from Temple, and I… Continue reading Dear Mom,
By: Jenny White, lung cancer survivor and advocate Did they really say that? So, what is the first thing you think you would say after your surgeon tells you, “It was lung cancer?” Well, the first thing I said was, “WTF!?” Or at least that’s what I imagine I said when I saw how many… Continue reading Wuh, what did you say?
Every day, I am inspired to do my part to fight lung cancer. It started that horrible day in March of 2011 when Mom got that damn diagnosis. As a family, we were inspired to do something, anything to help Mom. We did what we could, as did Mom and her doctors, and the world… Continue reading I am Inspired Every Day
By Bonnie Addario, Chair and Lung Cancer Survivor, Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation A friend in the fight against lung cancer John has been a friend and supporter of our family and our two lung cancer foundations for years. Our relationship began when his sweet Mom, Kathleen, was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer. John… Continue reading We all need to fight lung cancer
By: Beth Solomon It Happened Last Summer My husband, John said to me “I’m going to ride my bike across the country to raise money and awareness for lung cancer”. I laughed and took another sip of wine. Sure you are. The longest distance you biked was 75 miles. I chalked it up to temporary… Continue reading You’re Doing What?
By Christopher Putvinski Regardless of whether you know SAP employee John Matthews, chances are you’ll be hearing his name in the coming months. The reason? John is preparing to undertake the greatest, most challenging journey of his life: A nearly 3,400-mile bike ride beginning this August that will see him traverse the United States, starting… Continue reading Why I Give Back: John Matthews’ Quest to Find a Cure for Lung Cancer
…We begin the journey from Philadelphia to San Francisco to change the course of lung cancer. We are making progress with the route, I am eating like a horse, we are talking with pharmaceutical companies about being sponsors, and we will have a website for donations in April. Everything continues to come together and I… Continue reading Six Months from Tomorrow…