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The Caring Ambassadors Lung Cancer Program is pleased to announce our free online resource for lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

Lung Cancer Choices

Empower yourself with knowledge

Lung Cancer Choices, a patient focused book which provides information about lung cancer to help make decisions about lung cancer treatment options; provides a balanced view of currently available treatment options from Western medicine, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), Chinese medicine, supportive care, and includes pharmaceutical assistance programs, resources, and more.


Lung Cancer Choices (Download and print entire book)




Table of Contents

Using Lung Cancer Choices and Introduction

Chapter 1: Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer, Tze-Ming Chen, MD, FCCP

Chapter 2: Surgery for Lung Cancer Patients, Ben M. Hunt, MD, MSc and Brian E. Louie, MD, MHA, MPH, FRCSC, FACS

Chapter 3: Chemotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Marianne J. Davies, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP-BC and Amanda E. Reid, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

Chapter 4: Radiation Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Join Y. Luh, MD, FACP and Charles R. Thomas, Jr., MD

Chapter 5: Treatment for Small Cell Lung Cancer, Ariel Lopez-Chavez MD, MS

Chapter 6: Emerging Therapies for Lung Cancer/Clinical Trials, Rebecca Sipples, MSN, ACNP, AOCNP and Emily Duffield, MSN, ANP-BC

Chapter 7: Supportive Care, Christie Pratt Pozo, MA , DHSc

Chapter 8: Nutrition in the Patient with Lung Cancer, Rhone M. Levin, MEd, RD, CSO, LD

Chapter 9: Complementary, Alternative Medicine & Chinese Medicine, Misha Ruth Cohen, OMD, LAc

Chapter 10: Lung Cancer in People who have Never Smoked, Heather Wakelee, MD

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