Treating Lung Cancer

Treating Lung CancerThere are several different options for treating lung cancer. The type and length of treatment time is chosen by you and your doctors. Treatments are tailored to your condition. They are based on:

  • the type and stage of lung cancer you have
  • other existing health issues
  • your own preferences

It is important to learn about your treatment choices so you and your doctors can work together to make the best decision for you.

Use this section to guide you to information on treatment options, how to prepare for treatment and tips for best ways to manage any side effects that may happen during or after your treatment.

A Life Change

A Lifestyle Change

•  Survivorship • Nutrition
•  Lifestyle Changes • Physical Activity
•  Coping with Side Effects

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.