In 1998, Ruthe Cain was living life in California and enjoying being close to the fresh air and the great outdoors, but that year she would face a diagnosis that would change her life: she learned she had lung cancer.
When her doctor told Julie Genovesi she had lung cancer, she was in complete denial. She argued with him, and told him to re-check the scans.
Craig Uthe does not work in the medical field, but he has long had a passion for medical research. Even before he was diagnosed with lung cancer, Uthe read close to 3,000 news and research articles every year about general health and medicine topics.
Gregg Carr is the kind of guy who other people call when they have a problem. So when Carr was diagnosed with lung cancer, those close to him were eager to lend support.