Lung Cancer Patient Stories ALK Positive
Shyreece Pompey dedicated her life to teaching kids – outside of her family, it was her whole world. Then came the shock of her life – a stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis for this mother and grandmother with no history of smoking.
Eight years later, Shyreece is thriving as a different kind of teacher: lifting others through her own experience and lessons learned since her diagnosis in 2014, from the importance of patients advocating for themselves, ensuring they get comprehensive biomarker testing that could shift their entire treatment path, the importance of clinical trials, and understanding her experience as a Black cancer patient.
Thank you for sharing your story, Shyreece!
Shyreece shares what led up to her stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis and how she was able to process the news.
It can be hard to speak up for yourself. When Shyreece did that for herself, it changed her entire treatment path and life.
Shyreece shares her lessons learned in living with stage 4 lung cancer, and how to lift ALL patients.
Learn more about one group working in lung cancer advocacy!
To follow Shyreece:
- Queen of Overcome (Website)
- HOPE: It Will Not End with My Death (Book)
- Fruititude: Growing Spiritual Virtues Through Adversity (Book)
- Facebook Page