Faces of Lung Disease

Jade

It's a tight rope we walk post-transplant. A carefully scheduled life of chaos. It would be easy to become overwhelmed with what we are up against every day, and what we could face in days to come. However, I haven't...
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Sue

Sue Rickards was diagnosed with lung cancer, though she had never smoked. Radon gas is the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers, and Sue's home was found to have high levels of radon. "The public education and...
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Andre

Andre Roussell was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, a terminal lung disease with no known cause, as a result of his IPF symptoms Andre needed a lung transplant. "Without a lung transplant I might have had 5...
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Elizabeth

Elizabeth Doherty was born prematurely and lives with asthma, emphysema, a neuromuscular condition and suppressed immune system. She also needs to be there for her son. "The New Brunswick Lung Association has been an...
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Tara & Addie Delaney's Story

Tara Delaney (the mum)

It was very difficult finding out our daughter had asthma-like symptoms from the time she was a small baby.  We didn’t have any experience with asthma in our family and it was so...
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Retta

In September 1998, I woke up in the middle of the night with pain in my right lung – as if someone was stabbing me. By December 1998, I was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis in my lungs. Sarcoidosis causes persistent nodular...
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Page Last Updated: 28/06/2016