Overall health becomes a major priority when undergoing lung cancer treatment, and staying active is one way to include healthy behaviors in your life. Talking with your doctor about exercise and lung cancer is important to remain safe and do activities your body and lungs can handle. If you feel chest or lung pain during any workouts, stop immediately and tell your doctor.
The holidays are a time to celebrate, but they can also be a time of stress as we try to create that perfect celebration. Bringing together family and friends, decorating, shopping, cooking, hosting—the list goes on!
After a lung cancer diagnosis, it’s easy to feel like you can’t keep up and that your holidays will never be the same. They can be special; just remember to take care of yourself first before taking care of the holidays.
Lung cancer risk for our military veterans is significant. This is because many smoked or had significant exposure during their service to toxic environmental hazards such as burn pits. The US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) estimates that each year, the Veterans Health Administration diagnoses and treats approximately 8,000 veterans with lung cancer.
When Sean Pitroda, MD, reached out to the Grants Office at the University of Chicago, he was looking for additional funding to continue his research into treating colorectal cancer with immunotherapy. Working with institutional grants from the university had yielded exciting findings, but he needed additional funding to continue his research.
Please consider making a #GivingTuesday gift to LUNGevity Foundation!
LUNGevity provides education, community, and support to lung cancer survivors and their families, and invests in groundbreaking research to improve patient outcomes. This critical work is made possible thanks to our generous donors.
Meet Emily and Stephen Huff of Franklin, TN – LUNGevity donors and advocates for the lung cancer community.
It is hard to believe that we’re already in November and celebrating Lung Cancer Awareness Month! In addition to recognizing LCAM, fall is also a good time to remind people, especially those with compromised lungs, to take action to protect their lung health.