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Resource Guide for Lung Cancer

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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The American Lung Association

Address:
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Phone:
1-212-315-8700

Internet address:
http://www.lungusa.org

Description of services provided:
The American Lung Association has a comprehensive website covering all matters relating to lung cancer and other lung diseases. Its mission is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided:
The National Cancer Institute provides information about lung and other cancers. The institute funds research related to cancer, and this site includes information about clinical trials.

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Address:
1599 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org

Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients with lung cancer and their families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research. It takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.



Last reviewed February 2003 by Jondavid Pollock, MD, PhD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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