Whether it’s you or a loved one, a lung cancer diagnosis can be a scary and intimidating time. However, for lung cancer patients and families seeking support, the best insights often come from survivors and others who have experienced the disease firsthand. Online blogs have become a valuable resource for patients who wish to connect to others in the cancer community for advice and emotional support.
Below are a few influential bloggers who have used their blog as a platform to provide inspiration for other lung cancer patients and their families.
Life and breath: outliving lung cancer –Diagnosed with advanced lung cancer 6 years ago, Linnea Duff blogs from the perspective of “the terminally optimistic.” As a 51-year-old mother of three, the purpose of her blog is to offer hope and to provide a window into the life of someone living with terminal lung cancer.
EmBen Kicks Cancer– As a non-smoker and dedicated athlete, 28 year-old Emily Bennett Taylor was shocked when she was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Now on the path of recovery, she is a passionate lung cancer research advocate and blogs about the daily challenges of regaining her strength after cancer.
Gray Connections – A former aerospace engineer diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, Janet Freeman-Daily’s blog covers much more than her journey with the disease. She keeps readers informed on the latest cancer research and tech news while writing about a wide range of personal and universal topics.
For more lung cancer resources visit the American Lung Association’s website here.
This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.