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Living With Lung Cancer | When You’re First Diagnosed

Understanding Your Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Life after a lung cancer diagnosis may feel like a blur. Some patients express feeling bombarded with so much information that they aren’t sure where or how to start navigating through the meaning and appropriate response to their diagnosis. For others the feeling is that they are not being provided the necessary information and tools to navigate their options for treatment and care.

YOU'VE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH LUNG CANCER — NOW WHAT?

Historically, a lung cancer diagnosis has been fatal. But advances in research have started to turn lung cancer into a chronic disease like HIV/AIDS or diabetes. There are more treatment options than ever before.

Learn what to do first

Communicating with your medical team is important.