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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.

By Elizabeth Millard

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

10 Signs That Lung Cancer Has Spread

Fatigue, loss of appetite, and changes in your fingernails could be signs that your lung cancer has metastasized.

By Eileen Bailey

What Are the Risk Factors for Lung Cancer?

It’s not just smoking that causes lung cancer. Here are other common risk factors you might not know about.

By Eileen Bailey

As A Child, She Had Bone Cancer, As An Adult? Non-smoker Lung Cancer

Tori Tomalia had bone cancer when she was young, and spent most of a year at the Mayo Clinic. When she was 37, she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Here's her story.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Do You Know the Two Types of Lung Cancer?

Learn about the symptoms and subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC), and how the two types are different.

By Eileen Bailey

All About Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Learn the specific symptoms, treatment options, and survival rates with advanced, stage 4 lung cancer.

By Eileen Bailey

7 Helpful Diet Changes With Lung Cancer

Whether you have nausea from chemotherapy, want to cut sugar after surgery, or simply seek to manage your lung cancer symptoms, a healthy diet can help.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Cancer Screen Week Highlights Screening Challenges

Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.

By PJ Hamel

To All Who Helped Along Your Cancer Journey

A simple thank you card and gift can go a long way to showing your appreciation for the family, friends, and doctors who helped you on your cancer journey.

By Phyllis Johnson