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Lung Cancer Care: How to Improve Quality of Life

Lung cancer is a leading cause of death and has many side effects. Learn how to improve quality of life during treatment with proper lung cancer...

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Finding Strength Four Years After My Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Marilyn Chapman shares her story of being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Courtesy of Marilyn ChapmanMeet the AuthorMarilyn Chapman is a lung...

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How Fungal Infections in the Lungs Mimic Cancer

Fungal infections in the lungs such as invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and cryptococcosis can mimic cancer, and confound diagnoses. Research has...

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Living With Lung Cancer

Each day may feel different when you have lung cancer. Learn how to cope with chemotherapy side effects, changes in physical appearance, and much...

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Lung Cancer Fighting Foods

Are there foods that help fight lung cancer? Check out these foods and learn why they may make a difference as far as your risk of getting the...

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Superior Vena Cava (SVC) Syndrome Overview

Superior vena cava syndrome (SVC syndrome) can occur as a complication of lung cancer. What are the symptoms and how is it diagnosed and treated?...

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Causes of Pain With Deep Breathing

What are the possible causes of painful breathing, also called pleuritic chest pain? When is this an emergency and what tests may be recommended? If...

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Stage 4 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

Stage 4 lung cancer has no set course. Multiple factors can influence life expectancy. Learn more about what they are and review survival statistics....

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Tips for Improving Lung Cancer Survival

There are some things you can do to improve your lung cancer survival chances that your doctor may not tell you. Check out these tips that go beyond....

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Top 10 Reasons to Quit Smoking if You Have Cancer

Smoking is well-known to cause cancer, but it can also lower survival, impact treatment, and increase side effects if it continues post-diagnosis. If...

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Exercise for Lung Cancer Prevention and Survival

Exercise may play a role in both lung cancer prevention and survival. Check out what the studies say and what you can do today. Studies are finding...

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Lung Cancer During Pregnancy

Learn why lung cancer may be increasing in pregnant women and how often it occurs, along with treatment options and how the pregnancy is managed....

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Stage 1 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

Learn about stage 1 lung cancer life expectancy, including the variables that affect survival and what else you should know about prognosis. As the...

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How Lung Cancer Pain Is Treated

Pain management for lung cancer can provide a good quality of life for most people living with the disease. Find out ways that pain is treated. Pain...

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Quality of Life After Lung Cancer Surgery

Quality of life, not just life years, is a main focus of doctors when monitoring how people respond to lung cancer surgery. Learn what you can...

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Stage 2 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

Stage 2 lung cancers are highly treatable, but progression from stage 1 can influence survival times. Review stats and what factors into prognosis....

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Stage 3 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

Survival rates for stage 3 lung cancer vary, partly because not all tumors can be treated with surgery. Review stats and factors that influence them....

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