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Lung Cancer Stigma: Fighting the Blame Game

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A circle of hands holding out lung cancer awareness ribbons.
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Woman feeling ashamed of her lung cancer diagnosis.
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How lung cancer stigma develops


Man concerned that he's being judged by his doctor.
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Lung cancer stigma punishes the victim


Asbestos warning sign.
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Recognize smoking is not the only risk factor


Man explaining something to his son.
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Educate to combat lung cancer stigma


Support group.
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Join lung cancer support groups


Man talking to a doctor.
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Talk to your doctors about stigma


Group of close friends.
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Embrace your supporters; avoid finger-pointers


Man on a dock watching the sunrise.
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You can’t change the past


Walkathon participants.
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Get involved in lung cancer advocacy


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.