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Screening for Lung Cancer
Explore a robust glossary of terms and acronyms related to lung cancer.
View and download materials about lung cancer, raising awareness in your community, and vital support services for survivors and their loved ones.
Discover what to expect during a Low Dose CT scan for lung cancer.
A gift of appreciated securities can be a meaningful contribution while also providing the donor a charitable income tax deduction.
Get information about support with practical aspects of having cancer such as transportation to and from medical appointments, basic living needs and expenses, and employment and legal issues.
Honor or remember a loved one by creating a LUNGevity Tribute Fund, a fundraising campaign established in honor of them that you and others can donate to.
The results are in, and now what? Learn about the important steps you need to take after a follow-up screening.
Find out if your employer matches contributions you make to nonprofit organizations. You may be able to double the value of your gift.
Communities can help offer much-needed emotional support for people with lung cancer. Discover how LUNGevity can connect you with others.
Browse video content covering topics like education, support programs, survivor stories, and more.
Take an in-depth look at the many risk factors associated with lung cancer, including tobacco smoke, radon, and air pollution.
People from across the country are raising money for LUNGevity by participating in our national events. Donate to an event participant or Team LUNGevity athlete to support his or her fundraising campaign.
Some patients find complementary therapies beneficial in addition to their lung cancer treatments. Find out more about common complementary practices.
Not all lung cancers are the same. Comprehensive biomarker testing can identify specific genetic “drivers” in your cancer (called biomarkers) that cause cancer to grow and spread in different ways. This can help you identify the appropriate treatment plan for you.
Find out more about available peer-to-peer mentoring from survivors and caregivers as well as clinical trial ambassadors, who help shed light on the clinical trial experience.
Make friends and find encouragement through our Virtual Meetups for patients, survivors, caregivers, and friends and family members of people with lung cancer.
Learn about LUNGevity’s survivorship conferences, which are designed to inform, connect, and empower anyone who has been affected by lung cancer.
Finding lung cancer early on can make a difference. Learn about early detection and all the details you need to know about the screening process.
Considering participating in a clinical trial? Use our custom search tool or connect with our partners at EmergingMed to find an available trial that may be right for you.
Discover many ways to connect online with other people who have been affected by lung cancer.
Learn about what lung cancer staging is, when and how it is determined, and what each specific stage means for you.
Check out LUNGevity’s Lung Cancer Navigator mobile app, a customizable tool that puts your entire support network in the palm of your hand.
Learn about events in your area and how you can start your own DIY fundraiser
In our HOPE Summit video series, survivors speak candidly about many aspects of lung cancer including their diagnosis and treatment, common misconceptions about the disease, how they have transformed into advocates for research, and more.
Better understand and manage the side effects of conventional cancer therapies such as radiation and chemotherapy.
LUNGevity’s Lung Cancer HELPLine offers toll-free, personalized support for patients and caregivers. Dial 844-360-5864 Monday through Thursday, 10am to 6pm ET, and Friday, 10am to 5pm ET.
Understand how the lungs work, how lung cancer develops, and how it can metastasize (spread to another part of the body).
Help guide your treatment conversations at every step with this series of questions for healthcare professionals.
Learn about pulmonary rehabilitation, a medically supervised program to help people with lung disease improve their overall physical, mental, and social functioning.
Finding someone who understands what you’re going through isn’t easy. Patients and caregivers can get matched with one-on-one mentors who can help you navigate through the emotions and logistics of life with lung cancer.
Finding lung cancer early, when it is most treatable, can save lives. Learn about early detection and what you need to know about lung cancer screening.
View and download checklists to help you prepare for doctor visits and traveling.
Explore additional resources to help you find information on many aspects of living with lung cancer, resources in your area, and specific kinds of assistance.
Learn about LUNGevity’s COPE Summit, a full-day summit designed by and for caregivers at all stages, held in Washington, DC each spring.
Help guide your treatment conversations at every step with this series of questions for you to ask your healthcare team.
Caregiving may be the most difficult job you ever take on, but one of the most valuable. Discover resources to assist you with this responsibility.
Are you or a loved one recently diagnosed and wondering what happens now? LUNGevity’s Right Track can guide the way to precision resources and treatment.
Lung nodules can be quite common, and most are not cancerous, but it is important to understand what they are and how they may impact your treatment plan.
Learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of lung cancer and when it may be time to talk to your doctor.
Check out these 10 tips to help you through the caregiver process and download tip sheets on specific aspects of caregiving.
Eating a healthy diet can play an important role in lung cancer care. Ina®, a personal intelligent nutrition assistant, is available 24/7 for on-demand support.
Support LUNGevity Foundation with a one-time, monthly, or annual donation. Funds can be directed to lung cancer research, education and support, or areas of greatest need.
Not all lung cancers are the same. Learn about the two major histologic types, small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which have several subtypes.
As a caregiver, you are in the best position to help your loved one address the practical, logistical, and emotional concerns that go along with an often fast-moving disease. LUNGevity has gathered resources to help you navigate this process.
Get important information about COVID-19 and lung cancer, including a glossary of terms in English and Spanish, frequently asked questions about the virus and the vaccine, and interviews with medical experts.
When you donate in honor or memory of someone, LUNGevity will send an acknowledgment of your thoughtful donation to the person indicated but will not reveal the amount of the donation.
Discover what steps and tests are used in diagnosing lung cancer, including medical history, imaging tests, laboratory tests, biopsies, and biomarker tests.
Explore additional resources to help you in your role as a caregiver.
A lung cancer diagnosis can often bring financial barriers with it. Financial Treatment Program helps you manage your finances to give you peace of mind.
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Many types of doctors and other healthcare professionals may be a part of your comprehensive care team. Find out more about the roles and responsibilities of your medical team.
Browse additional resources selected to help you find more information and support.
What is a biomarker? Why is it important? How do you test for it? Find all the facts you need to know on comprehensive biomarker testing to talk about this with your doctor.
Find out more about treatment options for lung cancer by type and stage of the cancer.
Learn the facts about lung cancer and download infographics to share this information with others.
Understand what the present guidelines are for lung cancer screening and how that may impact your doctor’s recommendation.
LUNGevity works to improve how people are diagnosed with, navigate, and live with lung cancer by working in a strategic manner with regulators, legislators, policymakers, and other advocates in the lung cancer community.
Take an in-depth look at many risk factors associated with lung cancer including tobacco exposure, radon, air pollution, and more.
Help promote LUNGevity and lung cancer awareness as a Social Media Ambassador. Find out more about program qualifications and apply today.
See if the present guidelines suggest that you should be screened for lung cancer. Start the quiz now.
Lung cancer screening can find cancer early and save your life. Find out what it is, why it’s important, if you are eligible, and next steps.
From risk factors to how lung cancer develops, this section will provide you with a greater understanding of how and why lung cancer can develop.
Who should be screened? How is screening done? Get the facts here, plus take the quiz to determine whether you are a candidate for lung cancer screening.
Once your screening results are in, then what? In this section, you’ll learn about what the results may mean and how to take any next steps to care for yourself.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 25, 2023) – LUNGevity Foundation is pleased to partner with Rising Tide Foundation, a global philanthropic organization based in Switzerland, to issue a Request for Application (RFA) to study how shared mechanisms of resistance can be targeted in oncogene-driven lung cancers.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 25, 2023) – LUNGevity Foundation is honored to announce its second research partnership with the EGFR Resisters in issuing a Request for Application (RFA) for high-impact research focused on EGFR-positive lung cancer.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 25, 2023) – LUNGevity Foundation is partnering with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the world’s largest radiation oncology society, to support radiation oncology research — an important area of study for the early detection and treatment of lung cancer.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 25, 2023) – Continuing a long-term commitment to improving outcomes for lung cancer patients by supporting the next generation of lung cancer researchers, LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit, has issued five Requests for Application (RFAs).
WASHINGTON, DC (January 23, 2023) – LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization, welcomes Michelle Futrell, MSN, MBA, RN, as Director of Lung Cancer Screening Programs and Initiatives.
Your support will help drive advances in lung cancer detection and treatment that are saving lives, and provide free education and support to all affected by lung cancer. Make a tax-deductible donation now, or fundraise with LUNGevity!
LUNGevity has tools and resources to help manage life after lung cancer diagnosis.
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