gdc
Lung Cancer

3 Questions to Ask When Being Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Dr. Bruce Gershenhorn explores 3 questions patients should ask after learning they have lung cancer. Knowledge is power.
November 2018 Volume 4 – Lung Cancer
Bruce Gershenhorn, DO
Medical Oncologist and Medical Director of the Lung Center, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL

Few things are more stressful than being told you have lung cancer. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer among Americans, and the first cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. When hearing they have lung cancer, most people have a sense of urgency to treat the disease, but they often don’t know where to begin.

Recommended For You
Lung Cancer
My CT Scan Routine in Lung Cancer
By Dawn Newton
Dawn Newton, a non-smoker diagnosed with lung cancer, chronicles her emotions as she spends time at the reception area before routine testing and while awaiting the results, knowing that at some point her cancer will stop responding to treatment.
Lung Cancer
Drugs for Lung Cancer
Here are the drugs and financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Lung Cancer.
ImmunotherapyLung Cancer
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Offer New Hope for Patients with Lung Cancer
By Jane Morgan
Several immune checkpoint inhibitors are now approved for patients with non–small-cell lung cancer, giving hope to patients living with this disease.
Last modified: January 4, 2019

Subscribe to CONQUER: the patient voice® magazine

Receive timely cancer news & updates, patient stories, and more.

Country