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Lung Cancer Educational Materials

Lung Cancer Educational Materials

SHINE A LIGHT ON LUNG CANCER KITS 

Each year, we send hundreds of kits to hospitals and cancer centers for use during Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November. If your treatment facility would like to order a kit, including a poster, LCA information and give-away items, please email us at materials@lungcanceralliance.org.  

If you would like more information about how to use these kits to raise awareness at your facility through a Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event, please note your interest in your message and we will follow up with you. 

For all requests received after September 30, we will do our best to deliver your kit prior to November 1. 

At this time, we only ship within the United States.

We are dedicated to providing those facing lung cancer with the most up-to-day and reader-friendly information.

For people with lung cancer and their loved ones:

We can send you information on lung cancer in the mail. Our lung cancer packet includes Frankly Speaking about Lung Cancer as well as information on the Phone Buddy Program and our other services. If you know the type of lung cancer you have, we'll include either a non-small cell or small cell booklet. Check out our other brochures below and if you'd like us to include any of them, just let us know.

Call our toll-free HelpLine at 1-800-298-2436 or email support@lungcanceralliance.org with your mailing address and we'll send that information out right away. 

For healthcare professionals:

If you work at a treatment center and would like to order materials to give to the people with lung cancer and their loved ones with whom you work, just email us at materials@lungcanceralliance.org.    

Click here for a summary of all of the ways we provide support for healthcare professionals. 

Our educational materials include: 

What You Should Know about Risk and Screening– information about risk and screening for the general population

Why Quit Now? – a resource for those at high risk for lung cancer 

Understanding Your Diagnosis: A Guide for the Patient  – a great guide for the newly diagnosed with just the basics on lung cancer

Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:  A Guide for the Patient – more in-depth information about NSCLC and treatment options

Understanding Small Cell Lung Cancer:  A Guide for the Patient– more in-depth information about SCLC and treatment options, including prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI)

Coping With Reactions to Your Diagnosis – the first ever brochure designed to help patients begin to understand and cope with the stigma associated with lung cancer

Understanding Lung Nodules -- a guide to help those going through screening or having a nodule watched understand the process

Understanding Lung Cancer Biopsies-- a guide to help those facing a biopsy understand their options and the process

Understanding Your Lung Cancer Pathology Report: A Guide for the Patient -- a guide that details the various parts of a lung cancer pathology report and offers guidance on how to read the report

Understanding Lung Cancer Clinical Trials:  A Guide for the Patient – a guide that explains why clinical trials are important, how the process works and how to find an appropriate trial

New Treatment Directions – a guide to the newest lung cancer treatments

Phone Buddy Program – information about our peer-to-peer telephone support program

Lung Cancer Support Services – all of our services described on a portable card

In addition to making the above materials available to healthcare professionals and people affected by lung cancer, we also include a copy of Frankly Speaking about Lung Cancer in our patient education packets. We are a proud collaborator on this booklet, which is part of the Cancer Support Community’s highly respected Frankly Speaking series. To order multiple copies, please visit https://orders.cancersupportcommunity.org/

Learn about the Resources We Use

We field thousands of calls a year from patients and loved ones looking for resources for all kinds of things, including support and financial issues. Do we know of resources you don’t? Click here to see our most-often used resources.