Lung Cancer

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The American Lung Association is committed to defeating lung cancer and supporting those affected by this disease. We offer a variety of resources and information about lung cancer.

What you need to know about lung cancer

Find out about the types, symptoms and risk factors of lung cancer.
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What to do after a lung cancer diagnosis

Learn important treatment information, what to expect and how to get support.
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What to do when a loved one is diagnosed

Know what you can do to help someone who has been diagnosed.
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Are you eligible for lung cancer screening?

Lung cancer screening looks for cancer in people who are at high risk before you have any symptoms, when it may be easier to treat.
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Read and Share Stories

Our LUNG FORCE Heroes inspire, encourage and empower us to raise our voices for healthier lungs. Read their stories and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your own.
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Get Involved

Find a LUNG FORCE event near you!

There are countless ways to get involved with LUNG FORCE and our fight against lung cancer. From gatherings to seminars to fun fundraisers, LUNG FORCE holds many kinds of events across the country to raise awareness and support.

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Lung Cancer Basics

Learn the basics of lung cancer including the different types, causes and risk factors and what kind of research is being done.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Know about the symptoms of lung cancer and how lung cancer is diagnosed, including staging and biomarker testing.


Understand your unique lung cancer: including your lung cancer type, stage and any mutations or biomarkers. Get info on treatment options and clinical trials for lung cancer patients, as well as side effects.

Living with Lung Cancer

Learn what you can expect living with lung cancer, get tips on talking about lung cancer and coping with emotions, find support groups, and see how to make plans for your future care.

Support for Family and Friends

Lung cancer resources to help your loved ones who are living with lung cancer. Learn and share valuable information including the top five questions for your doctor and helpful tips to stay organized.

Get Involved

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the U.S. It is time to change this statistic by taking action. Find ways you can join our efforts to help everyone impacted by lung cancer.

Healthcare Professionals

It's more than just treatment. As a healthcare professional, you provide support, education and hope to your patients.

Resource Library

Valuable resources for lung cancer patients and healthcare professionals, including downloadable information, online videos, lung cancer research news and much more.

Talk To An Expert

Our HelpLine is staffed by registered nurses and respiratory therapists ready to help you in any way possible. 1-844-LUNGUSA or 1-800-586-4872

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