Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society: Lung Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

American Lung Association: Lung Cancer - The American Lung Association is committed to defeating lung cancer and supporting those affected by this disease.  This website provides lung cancer support and education resources.

Cancer.Net: Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

CDC: Lung Cancer - This government site provides an overview of lung cancer.

Free to Breathe - Free to Breathe is a group of leading physicians and researchers, patient advocates, and lung cancer survivors, all dedicated to helping patients live longer and healthier lives.

Lung Cancer Alliance - The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only not-for-profit organization dedicated solely to helping those living with lung cancer improve the quality of their lives through advocacy, support, and education.

Lung – This organization is dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer by disseminating up-to-date and accurate information that encourages early diagnosis; shares developments in screening and treatment; and offers support to lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Lung Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MedlinePlus: Lung Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Lung Cancer Home Page - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

OncoLink: Lung Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish.

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Health Library: Understanding Lung Cancer - This is a 3D animation vidoe by nucleus medical media.  Additional videos include:

Lung Cancer - This video is a part of the National Cancer Institute's Did You Know? video series.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose lung cancer from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.

Understanding Types of Lung Cancer - this video from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) talks about different forms of lung cancer so patients can understand their condition.

YouTube Playlist: Quit Smoking - A playlist from the National Cancer Institute to help you quit smoking.

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