Guiding the Way for Patients With Lung Cancer: 'He Is my Hero'

Lung Cancer Heroes®, CURE® Lung Cancer Heroes® 2021 Essay Book, Volume 2,

A lung cancer survivor shares a heartfelt tribute to Dr. Abraham Chachoua, who changed his life.

I was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011. It didn’t look good. Dr. Abraham Chachoua kept me alive long enough to get me into the 2015 drug trial for Opdivo (nivolumab) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. I had such bad side effects that I didn’t finish the trial. But it worked.

My last CT scan showed no cancer. He is my hero.

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