Jump to content

New Girl....


Recommended Posts

Hey Everyone I'm Jackie

I am here because within the last 5 years I have lost both of my grandparents to lung cancer, one smoked, one did not. I am a registered nurse in Philadelphia and came in contact with the Lungevity Foundation when I started a lung cancer walk last year in the Philadelphia area.

I am here to meet all of you, be a support system, and a friend. I am having a walk again this year in Bucks County, Pa on November 8th if anyone is interested and from the area.

I miss my grandparents so much and being a nurseI thought I would be able to "fix" it, I realized when it came to them, I had to be a grandchild and not a nurse.

It's so frustrating reading all the sterotypes people get who have lung cancer....No one deserves it no matter what you have done in your life.

Hope to hear fom all of you soon!

Jackie :oops:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Jackie. Welcome. People with Cancer and their loved ones really need support. We also really need research in lung cancer. Many who get it are young and never ever smoked. We are so glad you are an advocate and found us.

Besides being a survivor, I also am an RN.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.