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BY Tom Barber

In the four years since I completed lung cancer treatment, I've been dedicated to showing others that there is hope and the possibility of a wonderful life after lung cancer.

As the fourth of six immediate family members who have had lung cancer and the only one who has survived, I started this new life with the words "I can," my faith and the support of family and friends. I've had the privilege of working with MD Anderson's...

Tom Barber

BY Tom Barber

I have watched several friends and, now, a mother and two sisters at or near death from lung cancer. When my sister passed away this summer...

BY Tom Barber

I am one of four members of my family that have had lung cancer.

I was a primary caregiver to my oldest sister, who died many years...

BY Tom Barber

We did it.

With a good coach and you, my fellow cancer patients, as inspiration, I was able to complete the Long Boat Key Sprint Triathlon on May 5. 

It was a beautiful place and a fun day I will long remember.

I was smiling the whole way, loving being a participant in the race, knowing it could end in a moment, but moving forward for the pure enjoyment of being part of it. 

To experience...

Tom Barber

BY Tom Barber

I'm a 58-year-old lung cancer survivor.

A great thoracic surgeon at MD Anderson, Ara Vaporciyan, M.D., removed my large tumor by...