Please click on any of the lung cancer treatment materials, tools and worksheets below:

 

INTERACTIVE ONLINE TOOLS

  1. Building Patient Treatment Binder (OncoLink)

 

TREATMENT JOURNAL

  1. Documenting the Journey: A lung cancer patient's journal (Lung Cancer Initiative)

 

TREATMENT OPTIONS AND GUIDES

  • Booklets & Handouts
  1. A Treatment Guide for Patients and Their Families (Patient Resource Publishing, 4th Ed)

  2. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Cancer Support Community)

  3. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Making Treatment Decisions (Cancer Support Community)

  4. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments for Advanced and Metastatic Lung Cancer (Cancer Support Community)

  5. "Lung Cancer Treatment", For Patients (RadiologyInfo.org)

  6. Lung Cancer - Treatment Options (Cancer.Net)

  7. Lung Cancer Treatment Update (CancerCare)

  8. Patient Information Series: "Treatment of Lung Cancer" (American Thoracic Society)

  9. Treating Lung Cancer: A Quick Guide (Cancer Research UK)

  • Web Pages
  1. Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

  2. How Cancer is Treated (Cancer.Net)

  3. Lung Cancer Treatment (RadiologyInfo.org)

  4. Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment (Cancer.Net)

  5. Treatment Options (GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, formerly the Lung Cancer Alliance)

 

ADJUVANT TREATMENT:   

  1. Adjuvant therapy: Treatment to keep cancer from returning (Mayo Clinic)

  2. Adjuvant Treatment for Lung Cancer (Cancer.Net)

 

CHEMOTHERAPY:

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  • Booklets & Handouts

  1. Chemobrain (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

  2. Chemotherapy Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association)

  3. Chemotherapy and You: Support for People with Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

  4. Chemotherapy Side Effects Worksheet (American Cancer Society)

  5. Chemotherapy Tip Sheet (Life With Cancer)

  6. Coping with Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy (CancerCare Connect)

  7. Understanding Chemotherapy (Irish Cancer Society)

  8. Understanding Chemotherapy (National Cancer Institute)

  9. Understanding Chemotherapy: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (Cancer Council NSW)

  • Web Pages & Websites

  1. About Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK)

  2. Chemocare.com

  3. Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer (Verywell.com)

  4. Chemotherapy Side Effects Series (National Cancer Institute)

  5. Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy: What's the Difference? (Cancer Research Institute)

  6. Side Effects of Chemotherapy (Cancer.Net)

  7. What to Expect from Your Lung Cancer Journey (American Lung Association)

  • Video Library

  1. Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy (CancerQuest)

  2. Chemotherapy Basics (Chemocare.com)

 

SURGERY:

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  • Booklets & Handouts
  1. Lung Cancer Resection (Patient Education Institution)

  2. Preparation for Surgery Checklist (Taking Charge of Your Health & Wellbeing)

  3. Surgery Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association)

  4. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation)

  5. Understanding Your Surgical Options for Lung Cancer (Information Booklet for Patients)

  6. Your Lung Operation: Education for a Better Recovery (American College of Surgeons)

  • Web Pages
  1. Patient's Guide to Lung Surgery (University of Southern California)

  2. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK)

  3. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Answers)

  • Video Library

  1. Surgery: What to Expect (American Lung Association)

 

RADIATION TREATMENTS:

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  • Booklets & Handouts
  1. External Radiation Side Effects Worksheet (American Cancer Society)

  2. Radiation Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association)

  3. Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People with Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

  4. Radiation Treatment for Lung Cancer (MD Anderson Cancer Center)

  5. Understanding Radiation Therapy: What You Need to Know About Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) (National Cancer Institute)

  6. Understanding Radiation Therapy: What You Need to Know About External Beam Radiation Therapy (National Cancer Institute)

  7. Understanding Radiotherapy (Irish Cancer Society)

  8. Understanding Radiotherapy: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (Cancer Council NSW)

  9. What Questions Should I Ask My Doctor? (Answers to Radiation Therapy Questions)

  • Website & Web Pages
  1. Answers to Common Questions About Radiation Safety (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  2. EBRT for Lung Cancer (Cancer Treatment Centers of America)

  3. HDR brachytherapy for lung cancer (Cancer Treatment Centers of America)

  4. Radiation Therapy and Side Effects Series (National Cancer Institute)

  5. Side Effects of Radiation Therapy (Cancer.Net)

  • Video Library

  1. Cancer Treatment: Radiation Therapy (CancerQuest)

  2. IGRT: Precise and Powerful Radiation Therapy (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  3. Radiation: What to Expect (American Lung Association)

  4. What is Brachytherapy? (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

 

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MAINTENANCE THERAPY:

  1. Understanding Maintenance Therapy (Cancer.Net)

  2. Maintenance Therapy for Lung Cancer (Verywell.com)

  3. What is the Value of Maintenance Therapy in Advanced NSCL and Who Should Get It? (Global Resource of Advancing Cancer Education)

  • Video Library

  1. What is Maintenance Therapy in Lung Cancer, and Is It For Everyone? (Swedish Cancer Institute)

 

LUNG CANCER TREATMENT PROGRAMS

  1. Cancer Center of Acadiana at Lafayette General's Lung Mass Clinic

  2. Cancer Treatment Centers (Know Cancer)

  3. Find A Cancer Center (NIH National Cancer Institute)

  4. Find A Cancer Doctor (Cancer.Net)

  5. Louisiana Cancer Treatment Centers (Know Cancer)

  6. Lung Cancer Treatment Centers Across the United States (GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, formerly the Lung Cancer Alliance)

  7. Lung Cancer Treatment Centers in Louisiana (GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, formerly the Lung Cancer Alliance)

  8. LungMATCH (GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, formerly the Lung Cancer Alliance)

 

OTHER

  1. 5 Healthy Habits That Help You During Lung Cancer Treatment (John Hopkins Medicine)

  2. How to Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility if You Have Cancer (NIH National Cancer Institute)

  3. In Treatment: Tips for Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment (Life With Lung Cancer)

  4. In Treatment: Tips for Taking Your Oral Cancer Therapy as Directed (Life With Lung Cancer)

 

VIDEO LIBRARY

  1. Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Cancer Treatment Centers of America)

  2. Lung Cancer Treatment (Khan Academy & American Association of Colleges of Nursing Collaboration)

  3. Know What Your Doctors Know: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (National Comprehensive Cancer Network)

  4. Treating Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK)

 

 

 

 

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