Cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells lining air passages. The two main types are small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Below are a list of websites in which you can find more information on lung cancer research and treatment.
American Lung Association: 1.800.548.8252, www.lungusa.org
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. Here you can find information on lung cancer and current news and research related to this type of cancer.
Lung Cancer Alliance: 1.800.298.2436, www.lungcanceralliance.org
Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease. This website provides treatment, support, and other resources related to lung cancer.
LungCancer.org: 1.800.813.HOPE (4673), www.lungcancer.org
This site has been developed for people with lung cancer and the people who care for them. LungCancer.org offers valuable information and experience from other patients, healthcare providers and social workers.
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation: 1.877.363.6376, www.marf.org
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (formerly known as MARF) is the national non-profit dedicated to ending the suffering caused by mesothelioma by funding mesothelioma research, by educating patients, and by advocating for federal mesothelioma funding.