Online Support Community

The American Lung Association has a free online lung cancer community on Inspire.com called Lung Cancer Survivors for individuals who are living with lung diseases and their caregivers. Individuals register to join the community. Members can choose their level of participation and engagement. This online lung cancer forum is a place for members to discuss how lung disease is affecting them and share their life experience with their peers.

Get a Mentor Angel or Become a Mentor Angel

We’ve partnered with Imerman Angels to match mentors, also known as Mentor Angels, with those facing lung cancer. You can sign up to seek support from someone who has been in your shoes OR you can sign up to become a mentor and offer support to another person facing lung cancer. Visit Lung.org/cancer-mentor to learn more and sign up.

Social Support

Better Breathers Clubs
Learn ways to cope with lung disease and provide support from others who share in your struggles. Better Breathers Club meetings are in-person support groups that give you the tools you need to live the best quality of life you can.

Better Breathers Club Network
Join the Better Breathers Network, which is a nationwide, online patient support program providing direct access to education, support and connection to others also living with chronic lung disease.

Other Lung Cancer Support Groups Near You

Ask your healthcare team about any other lung cancer support groups in your area. Often patients receiving treatment at the same facility will start a lung cancer support group. Check out your local resources!

Page last updated: July 21, 2021

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