The sites listed here provide information
about the detection and treatment of lung cancer. You will find
information about screening, diagnostic techniques, treatment options,
clinical trials, support, and other topics.
The Williamsburg Regional Library
provides a variety of cancer-related resources and services for adults and
children, including both circulating and reference books and audiovisual
materials (see our research guide on lung
- MedlinePlus Health Information, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and
the National Institutes of Health, provides users with information on many health topics,
drug information, searchable medical encyclopedia and dictionary, and the latest medical
news. Also provided are interactive health tutorials for various diseases, conditions,
tests, and diagnostic procedures.
You Need to Know About Lung Cancer
- The National Cancer Institute includes information on the detection, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of
lung cancer. Also users can find links to lung cancer clinical trials and cancer literature and
for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, and Education (ALCASE)
- The ALCASE site includes information
for lung cancer patients covering topics such as symptom management,
clinical trials, support groups, and peer support programs. ALCASE
also acts as an advocacy group on lung cancer policy and issues.
About Lung Cancer
- Part of the American Lung
Association's web page, this site contains information on prevention,
detection, and treatment of lung cancer, as well as a list of
resources for lung cancer patients.
Center for Cancer Prevention: Your Disease Risk
- Assess your risk for lung cancer by
taking Harvard Center's Lung Cancer Questionnaire and learn nine ways
you can prevent lung cancer.
- OncoLink's lung cancer page provides
information on prevention, screening, treatment, and support for lung
cancer patients and their families. There is also a section of
current news articles on lung cancer topics.
Cancer Resource Center
- Part of the American Cancer Society's
page, this site provides information on the nature of lung cancer, its
causes and risk factors, the latest strategies for prevention, new
diagnostic techniques, and the latest treatment options. This site
also has links to information about tobacco and cancer.
- The Mesothelioma Cancer Center includes information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for those who have
been affected by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos.