Focus on Lung Cancer
Before treatment begins, talk with your healthcare team about the possible side effects of your treatment plan and supportive care options.
There are four basic ways to treat lung cancer: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Your treatment will depend on several factors, including the type and stage of your cancer, possible side effects, and your preferences and overall health. In addition to these standard therapy options, you may also want to consider taking part in a clinical trial.
The American Lung Association has launched Facing Lung Cancer: Support from Day One, a new patient- and caregiver-focused, web-based lung cancer information resource. This online tool offers interactive features that address specific topics of interest for people living with lung cancer and their loved ones.
Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Support to Aid Lung Cancer Survivors through Its Co-Pay Relief Program
The Patient Advocate Foundation has received a generous contribution that will allow the Foundation to continue to support people with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer within its Co-Pay Relief Program. The program provides direct financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who financially and medically qualify, significantly reducing the financial burden associated with high medication costs.