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    • Coping With Skin Changes During Chemotherapy Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Skin changes, from rashes to acne, are common during chemotherapy for lung cancer. Learn what to expect, what you can do to protect your skin, and when to call your doctor with skin problems during chemotherapy.
    • Chemo Brain as a Side Effect of Chemotherapy Created: Sunday, June 28, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Chemo brain is a relatively new term describing cognitive changes people may experience as a side effect of chemotherapy. What is chemo brain, what causes it, and how can you cope with the symptoms?
    • ALK Positive Lung Cancer – Definition and Treatment Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you’ve been told you have ALK positive lung cancer you probably have many questions. What does an ALK mutation mean and how is this kind of lung cancer treated?
    • What is the Bronchus? Created: Thursday, March 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The bronchus is an important part of the respiratory system. Where is this structure?
    • What are Capillaries? Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What are capillaries? Lung Cancer.
    • Definition of Large Cell Lung Cancer Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Large cell lung cancer is an uncommon form of lung cancer. What type of cancer is this?
    • Lung Cancer Prevention Created: Monday, March 10, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Lung cancer prevention is a critical topic since lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women worldwide. What do we know that could make a difference?"
    • What Does In Vivo Mean? Created: Sunday, December 28, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      They said the drug worked in vivo as well as in vitro. What do these terms mean?
    • Stage 2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Created: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is stage 2 non-small cell lung cancer, what are the symptoms, how is it treated, and what is the prognosis?" itemprop="description">> Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is stage 3 lung cancer, what are the symptoms, how is it treated, and what is the prognosis?" itemprop="description"> Friday, February 11, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Small cell lung cancer survival can vary among different people. What affects small cell lung cancer survival and what are the statistics?
    • Lung Cancer Types Created: Sunday, June 21, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Even though we talk about lung cancer as if it were one disease, there are several different lung cancer types. Knowing which type you have alllows your doctor to choose the treatment that is best...
    • Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer Created: Thursday, May 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      When is radiation therapy recommended for lung cancer? How is it given? What side effects does radiation therapy have? Are there different types of radiation therapy? Radiation therapy is used al...
    • What Is Radon Mitigation? Created: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Radon mitigation can lower the level of radon in your home and reduce your risk of lung cancer. Learn how mitigation is done, and how much it costs." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • Understanding Anticipatory Grief Created: Monday, January 14, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Anticipatory grief is common, yet it’s not often discussed. What is this type of grief, what are the symptoms, and what has helped other people cope?
    • Lung Cancer Treatments Created: Sunday, March 09, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      What types of lung cancer treatments are available, and what is best for you?" itemprop="description"> Thursday, March 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      What is stage 3A lung cancer, what are the symptoms, how is it treated and what is the prognosis?" itemprop="description"> Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What kind of lung cancer is adenocarcinoma?
    • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Created: Friday, March 28, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer. What are the symptoms and treatment options for this type of lung cancer?" itemprop="description" Friday, December 28, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      A frequently asked question is, "Can lung cancer be cured?" Check out this article in order to understand more.
    • What Is a Pancoast Tumor? Created: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      A pancoast tumors is a lung cancer that has a unique set of symptoms. What is a pancoast tumors,what are the symptoms, how are they diagnosed, how are they treated, and what is the prognosis?
    • Atelectasis Created: Friday, October 26, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Atelectasis is a common lung condition, but can be very confusing. What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and how is it treated?" itemprop="description"="description" Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Lung cancer stages help doctors recommend the best treatment and determine the prognosis of lung cancer. What are lung cancer stages for non-small cell lung cancer." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • Surgery for Lung Cancer Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What do you need to know about surgery for lung cancer?" itemprop="description">
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    • Stage 3B Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Created: Friday, March 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What is stage 3B lung cancer, what are the symptoms, and how is it treated? What can I expect, and what is my prognosis if I have stage 3B lung cancer?" itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • Benign vs Malignant Created: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Benign vs malignant is a question many people lose sleep over if they’ve found that they have a tumor. What are the similarities, and what are the differences, between these two types of tumo...
    • Lung Cancer in Women Created: Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Lung cancer in women is different than lung cancer in men. How do the statistics, causes, symptoms, treatment, and survival rates differ between men and women?
    • Understanding Your Lung Biopsy Created: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A lung biopsy may be recommended if your doctor finds an abnormality on CT scan of your chest or for some other reason. How are they done and what are the risks?" itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Metastatic Cancer to the Lungs Created: Sunday, March 23, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      If you've been told you have metastatic cancer to the lungs you may be very frightened. What does this mean?" itemprop="description">> Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer is the earliest stage at which most lung cancers are diagnosed, and has the best prognosis. What are the symptoms and treatment options for this stage of lung ca...
    • Squamous Cell Lung Cancer Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Squamous cell lung cancer is a one form of non-small cell lung cancer. What are the symptoms and how is this kind of lung cancer different from some others?
    • Chemotherapy Port Created: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Are you concerned about what a chemotherapy port is, and what the benefits and risks are for chemotherapy?" itemprop="description">