Local Places Focus On Cancer
Tina Schonhaut didn't see November as just a month of celebrating with family and friends around a feast. She saw it as the month to make others aware of lung cancer.
The Transylvania County resident was diagnosed with stage one lung cancer nine and a half years ago.
"I had been a smoker but quit six years prior. I had quit so I thought I wasn't going to get it," said Schonhaut.
"When they told me what they were going to do about the cancer, I said I didn't care, to just get it out."
She never coughed or saw any symptoms. Schonhaut said she just felt odd and was lucky because her doctor li...