Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society: Lung Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Also in Spanish.

American Lung Association: Lung Cancer - The American Lung Association is committed to defeating lung cancer and supporting those affected by this disease. This website provides lung cancer support and education resources.

American Thoracic Society: Oxygen Therapy - This patient education handout will give you an overview of oxygen therapy.

CDC: Lung Cancer - This government site provides an overview of lung cancer.
Also in Spanish.

GO2 Foudation for Lung Cancer - Founded by patients and survivors, this is a leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer. – 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. 

Lung Cancer Research Foundation - The mission of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

LVNG Lung Cancer - Here you will find an overview about lung cancer, lifestyle issues and support resources. This site is maintained by AstraZeneca.

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.

Merck Manual Consumer Version: Lung Cancer - An overview on the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer can be found at this site.

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

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Early or Locally Advanced - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer. The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment.
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OncoLink: Lung Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, healthcare 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

AARP: Using Oxygen - This video shows you how to help your family member or friend use oxygen equipment and get the important benefits oxygen provides.

Know What Your Doctors Know: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - This video is from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose lung cancer from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.

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.

YouTube Playlist: Quit Smoking - A playlist from the National Cancer Institute to help you quit smoking.

June 2024