How Do I Find Support?
Cancer support groups are all around you! Finding a group that suits your needs benefits both those impacted directly as well as family and friends coping with the challenges of a loved one’s cancer diagnosis. There are many resources available to help find local support groups and events. One example is: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/find-affiliate
How Do I Find more information?
A few sources for more information on lung cancer include the following sources*:
American Cancer Society
Explore www.cancer.org or call the National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
- Offers information on all forms of cancer including lung cancer
American Lung Association
Toll-free number 1-800-586-4872 (1-800-LUNGUSA)
- Offers information on lung cancer and coping with breathing problems, side effects, and physical activity
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-4673 (1-800-813-HOPE)
- Provides information, support, and other assistance to people with lung cancer. Also offers phone counseling and telephone support groups for people with lung cancer, with online support for caregivers
Lung Cancer Alliance
Toll-free number: 1-800-298-2436
- Offers lung cancer treatment information, including a lung cancer information line, as well as a phone buddy program, referrals to support groups, and more
*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the Joan DeCotis Foundation.