Lung Cancer

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Web Resources

Below is a list of online resources you may find helpful for learning about lung cancer and the various treatments and support networks available. We also invite you to listen to audio interviews with SCCA’s lung cancer specialists.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
ACS provides helpful information for anyone facing cancer treatment. Read non-small cell lung cancer information and small cell lung cancer information from ACS.

American Lung Association
www.lung.org
The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

Cancer.Net
www.cancer.net
Cancer.Net is a resource maintained by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
(ASCO) that brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Read lung cancer information from ASCO.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov
CDC’s goal is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health—through health promotion; prevention of disease, injury, and disability; and preparedness for new health threats. Learn about quitting smoking from CDC.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
www.fhcrc.org
Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three founding organizations. Read about breakthrough lung cancer research by this world-renown research center.

Lung Cancer Alliance 
www.lungcanceralliance.org
Lung Cancer Alliance is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease.

Lungcancer.org 
www.lungcancer.org
Lungcancer.org is a program of CancerCare, a national, nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by lung cancer. Services include counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help. Services are provided by trained oncology social workers and are free.

Smokefree.gov
www.smokefree.gov
Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking. Discover information for women trying to quit smoking.

Solid Tumor Translational Research (STTR)
www.nwsttr.org
The STTR group is comprised of investigators from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The goals of the program are to enhance the understanding of cancer biology and therapeutic responses and to identify personalized treatments that improve patient outcomes. Read more about the STTR Lung Cancer Research Program.

Tobacco Quitline Services
www.quitline.com

This site is sponsored by the Washington State Department of Health to help you quit smoking.