Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society: Learn About Lung Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about lung cancer, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

Cancer.Net: Lung Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

HealthyNJ: Lung Cancer - Here you will find links to lung cancer information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

Lung Cancer Alliance - The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only not-for-profit organization dedicated solely to helping those living with lung cancer improve the quality of their lives through advocacy, support, and education.

Lung Cancer Online - Lungcanceronline is a comprehensive, annotated directory to Internet information and resources for patients and families.

Lung Cancer.org – This organization is dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer by disseminating up-to-date and accurate information that encourages early diagnosis; shares developments in screening and treatment; and offers support to lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Lung Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MedlinePlus: Lung Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Lung Cancer Home Page - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

National Lung Cancer Partnership - The National Lung Cancer Partnership is a group of leading physicians and researchers, patient advocates, and lung cancer survivors, all dedicated to helping patients live longer and healthier lives.

New York Times Guide : Lung Cancer - The New York Times Lung Cancer guide offers general information as well as links to articles that discuss the disease and related issues.

NIH Senior Health: Lung Cancer - This government site makes aging-related health information easily accessible. A talking function reads the text aloud and there are buttons to enlarge or enhance the text.

OncoLink: Lung Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Lifelines: Lung Cancer Awareness - This video from the National Cancer Institute talks about the short and long term benefits of quitting smoking, as well as other issues surrounding lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Symptoms - A 3D animation by nucleus medical media gives information about the symptoms of lung cancer.

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Lung Cancer OR Bronchoscopy - These interactive videos are from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

Understanding types of lung cancer - this video from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) talks about different forms of lung cancer so patients can understand their condition

What's New in Lung Cancer Care and Treatment - This video from Cancer.net talks about the latest advances in lung cancer research and treatment

November 2013