Resources & Organizations

Every day, LCFA receives requests for information from lung cancer patients, family members and caregivers. The LCFA website contains a lot of important information, especially regarding early detection, lung cancer screening, lung cancer symptoms, risks for lung cancer, targeted therapies for lung cancer, and immunotherapy for lung cancer . But, the resources found here will help in many other ways.

Below are resources that will provide the information to help navigate your lung cancer journey:

  • Clinical Trials resources to help you find the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
  • Financial Resources to help with everything from prescription medications to transportation to help with insurance co-pays.
  • Financial Resources from the pharmaceutical companies that create the newest lung cancer medications.
  • National Lung Cancer Organizations with a variety of missions.
  • Lung Cancer Education Resources to help you get and stay informed throughout your lung cancer journey.
  • Mesothelioma Organizations if your lung cancer diagnosis falls into that category.
  • General Cancer Resources which provide information, tools, counseling and other types of support to all cancer patients.
  • Medicare/Senior Resources with help especially for Seniors.
  • Smart Patients Lung Cancer Community – to engage and connect with other lung cancer survivors.

 

Clinical Trials Resources

Center Watch

CenterWatch is the leading trusted source for global clinical trial information.

The National Cancer Institute

Search NCI’s list of 8,000+ clinical trials now accepting participants, or use more search options to search the set of 19,000+ clinical trials that are no longer recruiting.

The U.S. National Institute of Health

ClinicalTrials.gov, a service offered by the U. S. Institutes of Health, is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; My Cancer Genome

My Cancer Genome is a one-stop tool that matches tumor mutations to therapies, making information accessible and convenient for busy clinicians.