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The American Lung Association is committed to defeating lung cancer and supporting those affected by this disease. We offer a variety of resources and information about lung cancer.


What you need to know about lung cancer

Find out about the types, symptoms and risk factors of lung cancer.

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Lung cancer diagnosis

What to do after a lung cancer diagnosis

Learn important treatment information, what to expect and how to get support.

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Worried about your loved one?

What to do when a loved one is diagnosed

Know what you can do to help someone who has been diagnosed.

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Find a LUNG FORCE event near you!

Get Involved

Find a LUNG FORCE event near you!

There are countless ways to get involved with LUNG FORCE and our fight against lung cancer. From gatherings to seminars to fun fundraisers, LUNG FORCE holds many kinds of events across the country to raise awareness and support.

Are you eligible for lung cancer screening?

Lung cancer screening looks for cancer in people who are at high risk before you have any symptoms, when it may be easier to treat.

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Read and Share your story

Read and Share Stories

Our LUNG FORCE Heroes inspire, encourage and empower us to raise our voices for healthier lungs. Read their stories and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your own.

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Talk to an expert

Our Lung Cancer HelpLine is staffed by registered nurses and respiratory therapists ready to help you in any way possible. 1-844-ALA-LUNG or 1-844-252-5864

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Stay up to date on the latest news and information on the fight against lung cancer.

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Ask An Expert

Questions about your lung health? Need help finding healthcare? Call 1-800-LUNGUSA.

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Make a difference by delivering research, education and advocacy to those impacted by lung disease.

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LUNG FORCE unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together in the fight against lung cancer.

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