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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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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.

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Catching Your Breath With Lung Cancer

A common side effect of lung cancer is shortness of breath, which can be uncomfortable and even frightening. Here are some ways to manage the challenge.

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Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis

A lung cancer diagnosis can be one of the hardest things you’ll ever deal with. Here’s how to take control.

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Lung Cancer Stigma: Fighting the Blame Game

Don't get drawn into the blame game of believing you deserve lung cancer because you were a smoker. No one deserves cancer, and you can fight the stigma.

Blindsided By Cancer? Take a Deep Breath…

Diagnosed with cancer? Here's how to quickly achieve the calm, clear mind you need to move forward.

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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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A Non-Smoker’s Lung Cancer Journey

Stage IV lung cancer struck Millie when she was only 43, even though she never smoked. Read her story about how the experience turned her world upside down.

When Cancer Strikes: First, Don't Panic

A cancer diagnose can feel overwhelming. Here's how to focus on what's important and prepare for the journey.