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Lung Cancer Center

General Overview

Lung cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the lungs.

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Living With Lung Cancer

Sarah's triumph over lung cancer

"With just one phone call, my life took a dramatic turn for the worse." Read more about Sarah's battle with lung cancer here.

Preventing Lung Cancer

Sizzling ways to stop smoking

Quitting smoking is one of the most daunting challenges you'll face in your life. It's an addiction that is both physical and psychological, but quitting smoking can be done. Find out how here.

Smoking cessation for older adults: it's not too late!

Many people don't realize that smoking cessation has immediate as well as long-term benefits. Here are some benefits for both young and old!

Special Topics

Occupation and cancer risk

Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to establish a link between occupation and cancer risk. Less than 2% of chemicals used in commerce have been tested for their potential to cause cancer. Further, the risk of developing cancer is influenced by a number of factors that are not clearly understood. Learn more here.

 

Special Topics (Continued)

Cancer treatment and fertility in women

Being diagnosed with cancer is a life-altering event. One of the first questions people diagnosed with cancer may ask is, “Will I live?” For many people, the answer to that question is “yes,” thanks to advances in the detection and treatment of several cancers. But undergoing treatment can bring with it a whole host of new questions, including, for many people, “Will I still be able to have children?”

Sperm banking: fertility options for men undergoing cancer treatment

Since his diagnosis with testicular cancer in 1996, Lance Armstrong has beaten cancer, won the Tour De France, and fathered children. How does he do it? Well, maybe no one but Lance knows all the secrets of his success, but we know at least one: sperm banking.

Living with depression Life after cancer

Surviving cancer is one of the most amazing success stories a person can have. Ending cancer treatment is exciting, but it is also challenging. There are so many questions. What happens next? Will your cancer return? How can you stay healthy?

Natural and Alternative Treatments

Resources

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/
American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org/
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