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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer, often caused by smoking, is one of the most common types of cancer in North Carolina. Symptoms can include coughing up blood and shortness of breath. It can be treated by chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. 

Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

 

Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy.

Cancer.Net Mobile lets smokers track symptoms, questions for doctors, medication details, and side effects. Free. iOS, Android.

NCI QuitGuide lets smokers track cravings, triggers, moods, slips, and smokefree progress to become and stay smokefree. Free. iOS, Android

QuitSTART lets teen and adult smokers track cravings, moods, and progress towards goals. Free. iOS, Android.

Resources selected by Melissa Nasea, William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University.

Last reviewed: November 1, 2016

January 13, 2017 - 10:36am