Living With Lung Cancer

A Life Change

People with cancer face physical challenges of the disease and its treatment.  But they may also have worries and feelings that can make life difficult.  If you have lung cancer, there are things you can do to help yourself cope with this major change in life. >>LEARN MORE

Making Treatment Decisions

Understanding your illness and treatment can help you feel more in control.  Don't be afraid to ask questions.  Some topics you might want to lean more about include treatment for lung cancer and Clinical Trials, among others. >>LEARN MORE

Get Social Support

Taking care of your emotional health is a key part of your cancer treatment.  Family, friends, co-workers and your healthcare team can give you support in many ways.  Resources in your own community can be a great help to you and your family. >>LEARN MORE

Management Tools

An important part of managing day-to-day life with lung cancer is learning how to talk to your doctor and other healthcare professionals about how you feel, and how to take your medicines and other medical treatments.  Here are some resources to help you and those who care about you.

Early detection of lung cancer can increase survival rates. Call the Lung Helpline at 1-800-LUNGUSA or talk to your doctor about lung cancer screening.