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Learn About Lung Cancer

Whether you're concerned about lung cancer, newly diagnosed, done with treatment or a caregiver, use this resource as a guide through your lung cancer journey.

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Though lung cancer is common, many people don't know much about it or are afraid to learn. Why should you learn how lung cancer works? Learning about lung cancer is one of the best ways to feel more confident talking to your care team and more in control of the disease. When you know more about your lung cancer, you become a partner in your care with your doctors and nurses.

What Is Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is a complex disease to understand and treat. Get the basics on how lung cancer starts, different types, how it affects your body and other facts you need to know. Plus find videos, stories and downloadable resources in our interactive library.

How Serious Is Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of men and women in the U.S. It causes more deaths than colorectal, breast and prostate cancers combined. One reason lung cancer is so deadly is that it is hard to find in its early stages. Learn more »

    Approved by Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel. Last reviewed November 3, 2016.

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