Faces of Lung Disease


Jazmin Chase is a 29-year-old woman from Saint George working as a Respiratory Therapist in Campbellton. At just 6 weeks old, Jazmin’s parents noticed that she was having difficulty breathing. She was diagnosed with...
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Break Stigma Around Lung Disease

Many people with lung disease have faced stigma and there is a lack of awareness about many lung disease symptoms. The Canadian Lung Association’s recent study found that 55 % of people with lung cancer have experienced...
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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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  In February of 2016 Sue Rickards had a routine chest x-ray. To her and her doctor's surprise, Sue had lung cancer.  Sue has never smoked or vaped, or lived with someone who does. There was no family history of lung...
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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 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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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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