• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Lung cancer screening

August 25, 2017

a medical illustration of a CT lung cancer screeningVideo: Lung cancer screening 
For many years, health care providers have known that screening for certain cancers saves lives. Breast and prostate cancer are two examples. Now lung cancer also is on that list. Learn more about lung cancer screening and hear from Sue Shiffler, a former smoker who benefitted from early detection of her lung cancer by screening.

Lung cancer: Coping and support
A diagnosis of lung cancer can be overwhelming, but educating yourself and getting the support you need can help you cope with the uncertainty of the disease. Here are some ideas and suggestions that may help you.

Chemo brain 
Chemo brain is a common term used by cancer survivors to describe thinking and memory problems that can occur after cancer treatment. While the term is widely used, it's misleading. Researchers think it's unlikely that chemotherapy is the sole cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer survivors. Learn more about this frustrating and debilitating side effect of cancer and its treatment.

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