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Lung CancerPatient Stories

Lung Cancer at Age 28: Life Lessons on Fast Forward

At age 28, Thomas Iorio went into the hospital with a possible ear infection, after noticing swollen lymph nodes, and came out with a probable cancer diagnosis.
November 2018 Volume 4 – Lung Cancer
Thomas Iorio
Alexandria, Virginia

The only thing I knew about cancer before being diagnosed with it came from what I saw on TV or in movies. At age 28, none of my friends had experience with it, and none knew what it was like to be told you may not live more than 5 years.

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