was founded in 1998 by CancerCare, a national non-profit organization providing free, professional support services to individuals, families, caregivers, and the bereaved to help them better cope with and manage the emotional and practical challenges arising from cancer. The main purpose of is to be a source of support and information for lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

CancerCare’s services include counseling and support groups, educational publications and workshops, and financial assistance. All of our services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are offered completely free of charge.

CancerCare’s Free Services


Our staff of professional oncology social workers help you and your loved ones manage the emotional and practical challenges of cancer.

Case Management

Our staff of oncology social workers provide practical guidance, information and resources to better help you cope with cancer.

Support Groups

Led by professional oncology social workers, our support groups allow you to connect with others in similar situations to share information and experiences.

Connect Education Workshops

Listen in live by telephone or online to these one-hour workshops as leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information about cancer-related issues. You can also listen to recordings of past workshops on our website or over the telephone.


Written by experts, our easy-to-read booklets and fact sheets provide reliable, up-to-date information about a wide range of cancer-related topics.

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

We offer a variety of in-person workshops, therapeutic activities, and special events throughout the year.

This website was made possible in part by a grant from Astellas US, LLC and Genentech, a contribution from Lilly, and Biodesix Inc.