Learning about lung cancer and its treatment can help you prepare for your appointments, understand different types of treatment, and prevent and manage any side effects.
Leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information in one-hour workshops over the telephone or online.
- Diagnostics in Small Cell Lung Cancer: How Diagnostics Help Inform Treatment Decisions
- Update on Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatments
- For Caregivers: Practical Tips for Coping with Your Loved One’s Lung Cancer
Written by experts, our easy-to-read booklets and fact sheets provide reliable information.
- After a Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
- Your Guide to the Latest Cancer Research and Treatments: Highlights From the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Your Guide to the Latest Cancer Research and Treatments: Highlights From the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Featured oncology social workers answer your questions about cancer-related concerns. Read answers to past questions or submit your own.
Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with lung cancer, caregivers, and their loved ones.
- CancerCare’s staff of professional oncology social workers can help you and your loved ones cope with the emotional and practical challenges of lung cancer.
- Support Groups
- Led by oncology social workers, our support groups help you connect with others affected by lung cancer to share information and experiences.
- Financial Assistance
- Find resources and support to manage your financial concerns. Limited assistance is available to eligible individuals for treatment-related costs such as transportation, childcare, and insurance co-payments.
- Community Programs
- CancerCare offers a variety of in-person workshops, therapeutic activities, and special events throughout the year.
We have to go 60 miles from her home to the clinic for her treatments so this assistance is invaluable to us. This is especially invaluable on a fixed income. We are so grateful to CancerCare.
Living through much adversity can either make you bitter or more caring and empathetic. I am truly blessed because it made me a more caring and giving person. Cancer made it important for me to reach out and help others and not to dwell on myself or feel sorry for myself. It is important to me to share this with others. It may sound sappy. But it is real and very healing.