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A Resource for Understanding Your Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Managing Its Treatment

Managing the side effects of cancer therapy is an important aspect of treatment as it improves a patient's quality of life and increases the likelihood that person is able to endure and continue on a promising treatment regimen.

Newly Diagnosed

Outlined are a series of steps to help identify your cancer's unique signature as well as choose the most appropriate medical specialists to support you in fighting your disease.

Our Credo and Foreword


We created this resource in order to help patients deal with the rigors of day to day living while undergoing lung cancer treatment. A Physician’s oversight should be exercised when addressing any side effects or symptoms.

Table of Contents and LungPedia Document


Quickly reference topics of interest by using the Table of Contents. Side Effect Solutions are identified by easily recognizable descriptions and are clustered by related body organ systems.

Questions to Ask your Medical Team


Example questions for interviewing your Surgeon, Oncologist & developing an understanding of your unique disease. Discussion prompts for three milestones in your diagnosis and treatment process.

Author and Contributors


Learn about the lung cancer experience and various types of cancer treatments our contributors have undergone. Each of our contributors share a biography about themselves.