Janet is a retired aerospace systems engineer, freelance writer, and metastatic lung cancer patient/activist. Diagnosed in 2011, her focus is now on translating the experience and science of lung cancer for others. She serves as a research advocate for two NCCN facilities, the NCI and other government agencies, and as an Editorial Group member for the IASLC Lung Cancer News. She has collaborated on research and education projects with lung cancer nonprofits, published research papers and science articles, and cofounded #LCSM Chat, the ROS1ders, and Hope with Answers.
Read about Janet’s experience as a lung cancer survivor with a cough in Washington during the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak. This article was originally published in Slate.