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Have you just been told, or do you suspect you have lung cancer? What steps should you take when you are newly diagnosed with lung cancer, what emotions can you expect, and how can you choose the best treatment?
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Steps for People Newly Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
When you are first diagnosed with lung cancer it can feel overwhelming. What steps should you take when you are newly diagnosed with lung cancer?

Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Are Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
What questions should you ask your doctor when you are newly diagnosed with lung cancer?

Tests You May Have After Being Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
Once your doctor has confirmed your diagnosis of lung cancer, further tests will likely be recommended. These tests are done to give your cancer a stage and to see if your cancer has spread, in order to know the best treatment options. What are some of these tests and what can you expect?

What to Bring to Doctors Visits
Visits to your doctor can be more thorough and less stressful, if you make sure to have these items with you.

Lung Cancer Treatment Options
Once you have been diagnosed with lung cancer, your doctor will discuss treatment options with you. Options may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and perhaps clinical trials. Understanding some of the treatment options can help you choose the treatment that is best for you.

Coping With Insensitive Comments When You Are Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
Due to the stigma of lung cancer being a "smoker's disease," many people face insensitive comments when they are newly diagnosed. Sadly, sometimes the first thing people say when you share your diagnosis is "how long did you smoke?" How can you cope with these comments and focus your energy on what is most important - becoming as healthy as...

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Choosing a Lung Cancer Treatment Center
How can you choose a lung cancer treatment center that is right for you?

Lung Cancer Doctors
If you are newly diagnosed, you probably have questions about what type of lung cancer doctors you will be seeing. This article describes the various specialists that may be recommended to partcipate in your care.

Understanding Your Lung Cancer Pathology Report
What do the terms on your pathology report mean, and how does this test play a role in your care?

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