Cancer of the Lung

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Lung Cancer.

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Roy Castle Cause For Hope Foundation

A charity in the UK wholly dedicated to defeating lung cancer. Their website contains lots of information about lung cancer.

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United Kingdom Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC)

A partnership of charities, clinicians, senior NHS professionals and healthcare companies with a commitment to double lung cancer survival.

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British Lung Foundation

Offers support for everyone affected by lung disease. Provides information on lung disease and promotes lung health. Funds research into all lung diseases. Publications available on: allergy, asthma, bronchiectasis, emphysema, chronic obstructive airways disease, TB, pneumonia, fibrosing alveolitis, lung cancer, sarcoidosis and other lung problems.

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Lung Cancer

A patient guide to complement the SIGN national guideline for health professionals.

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Lung Cancer

Information from the North London Cancer Network.

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Medicine Guide for Lung Cancer

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Medicine Guide for Mesothelioma

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Healthtalkonline - Lung Cancer

Healthtalkonline, is an award-winning charity website, which lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. The information is based on qualitative research into patient experiences led by experts at the University of Oxford.

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Lung Cancer - Patient Information

From the British Thoracic Society, the professional organisation for specialists in chest diseases.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Information and support for people with cancer.

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CancerHelp UK

CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. It is brought to you by Cancer Research UK who believe that information about cancer should be freely available to all and written in a way that people can easily understand.

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Royal Marsden

A leading UK cancer centre, recognised worldwide for the quality of its services. Site includes comprehensive, authoritative patient information on lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung cancer.

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Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary or secondary lung cancers

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary or secondary lung cancers.

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Photodynamic therapy for localised inoperable endobronchial cancer

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Photodynamic therapy for localised inoperable endobronchial cancer.

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Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary and secondary lung cancers

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary and secondary lung cancers.

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Lung Cancer (non-small cell, first line treatment) - pemetrexed

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung Cancer (non-small cell, first line treatment) - pemetrexed .

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Lung Cancer

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung Cancer.

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Lung cancer (non-small-cell) - pemetrexed (maintenance)

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung cancer (non-small-cell) - pemetrexed (maintenance).

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Lung cancer (non-small-cell, first line) - gefitinib

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung cancer (non-small-cell, first line) - gefitinib.

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Lung cancer (small-cell) - topotecan

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung cancer (small-cell) - topotecan

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Photodynamic therapy for advanced bronchial carcinoma

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Photodynamic therapy for advanced bronchial carcinoma.

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Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses.

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Lung Cancer (non-small-cell) - erlotinib

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung Cancer (non-small-cell) - erlotinib.

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Lung cancer (non-small cell) - pemetrexed

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Lung cancer (non-small cell) - pemetrexed.

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Lung cancer

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Lung cancer

Information from BUPA.

See also the Patient UK cancer page for many other links.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.