Cancer and Treatments > Thoracic Cancer Program > Thoracic Resources
The purpose of this information guide is to direct patients and
health care professionals to sources of information on cancer and related topics,
it does not constitute an endorsement of the information contained in the resources.
This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to provide starting points for Information seeking.
All listed materials can be found at the Patient Education Resource Center of the University of Michigan
Comprehensive Cancer Center in room B1-361.
version of this guide!
American College of Chest Physicians publications:
Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Cancer Institute.
"What You Need to Know about Lung Cancer".
American Cancer Society. Quick facts lung cancer: what you need to know--now
. Atlanta, Ga.: American Cancer
Lange, Vladimir. Be a Survivor: Lung Cancer Treatment Guide. Los Angeles, CA: Lange Productions, 2010.
Shiller, J.H., Karen Parles, and Amy Cipau. 100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer. 2nd Ed. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2010.
St. John, Tina With Every Breath: A Lung Cancer Guidebook.
T.M. St. John: Vancouver, WA: 2009. It is available as an e-book.
An interactive tutorial on MedlinePlus.gov - Lung Cancer
- Access MedlinePlus.gov at: www.medlineplus.gov
- Click on "Videos & Cool Tools"
- Click on "Interactive Tutorials"
- Under the heading "Diseases and Conditions," select "Lung Cancer"
This slide show utilizes illustrations, sound, and animations to provide basic, easy-to-understand explanations of lung cancer and its
treatment. It is possible to turn on a voice over or print a text version.
American Cancer Society:
- Access the American Cancer Society website at: cancer.org
- Click on: "Learn About Cancer"
- Select from the list and click "Go"
American Lung Association - Lung Cancer
- Access the American Lung Association at: www.lungusa.org
- Click on "Lung Disease"
- Click on "Lung Cancer"
American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net Guide to Lung Cancer
- Access the American Society of Clinical Oncology website at: www.cancer.net
- Click on Cancer Types
- Click on "I-L" and select "Lung Cancer"
CancerCare - Lung Cancer.org
Access to information, news and Virtual Teleconferences on lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Alliance
The information on this site covers a large variety of issues relating to lung cancer including
symptom management, imaging techniques and clinical trials.
University of Michigan Resources - Tobacco Consultation Service
Group and individual quit-smoking programs. For more information access the above web site or call 734-936-5988.
Lung Cancer Alliance
888 16th Street
Washington, D.C. 20006
This document is not intended to take the place of the care and attention of
your personal physician or other professional medical services.
Our aim is to promote active participation in your care and treatment
by providing information and education. Questions about individual health concerns or specific treatment options
should be discussed with your physician.
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