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Lung Cancer

The latest lung cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, advanced stages, and real-life stories about people living with non-small cell or small cell lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer Treatment Options

Target-directed therapy can help ensure you get the best treatment for your condition after lung cancer has been diagnosed, typed and classified.

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Lifestyle

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

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Lifestyle

8 Simple Ways to Cut Your Cancer Risk Today

No big life overhauls here. Getting proactive about avoiding even one or two of these common carcinogens can help lower your odds of cancer. Which one will you try?

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Treatment

Treating Lung Cancer Without Surgery

Sterotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) gives people with inoperable lung cancer new hope.

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Risk Factors

Never-Smokers Get Lung Cancer, Too

Turns out, anyone with lungs is at risk. But if you’ve never smoked and are facing a lung cancer diagnosis, here are 10 things you should know.

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Living With

How to Get Over Your Lung Cancer Guilt

No one single thing causes cancer, not even smoking. Get the facts so you can let go of the blame and focus on what matters most.

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Work

Navigating Work During Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’re in lung cancer treatment and plan to keep working, here are some common issues to keep in mind.

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Self Care

Need Help With Lung Cancer?

From planned meal prep to cleaning and financial assistance, here are some of the resources that can help during your cancer treatment and beyond.

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Family Health History

7 Ways Loved Ones Can Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

If you have lung cancer and you're worried others in your family might get it too, here are 7 helpful prevention tips to share with your loved ones.

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Not So Sweet: Sugar May Drive Certain Cancers

Eating too much sugar can provide the fuel that some cancers use to grow. Here's what you should know about the link between sugar and cancer.

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Treatment

Immunotherapy: A Cure for Some Lung Cancers?

With immunotherapy, some patients with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer can skip chemotherapy altogether and are living for years with their disease in check.

Meet the Experts

Sheila M. Eldred
Health Writer

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred has written for The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, STAT News, and other publications.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Stephanie Stephens
M.A., Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a digital journalist, audio/video producer and host, specializing in health and celebrities.