- What is lung cancer?
- What are the risk factors for lung cancer?
- Do we know what causes lung cancer?
- Can lung cancer be prevented?
- Can lung cancer be found early?
- Signs and symptoms of lung cancer
- Exams and tests to look for lung cancer
- Additional resources for lung cancer prevention and early detection
- References: Lung cancer prevention and early detection
Additional resources for lung cancer prevention and early detection
More information from your American Cancer Society
The following related information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell) (also in Spanish)
Lung Cancer (Small Cell) (also in Spanish)
Guide to Quitting Smoking (also in Spanish)
Questions About Smoking, Tobacco, and Health (also in Spanish)
Secondhand Smoke (also in Spanish)
Other possible causes
Asbestos (also in Spanish)
Radon (also in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and websites*
In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:
American Lung Association
Toll-free number: 1-800-586-4872 (1-800-LUNGUSA)
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-4673 (1-800-813-HOPE)
Lung Cancer Alliance
Toll-free number: 1-800-298-2436
Web site: www.lungcanceralliance.org
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 06/26/2013
Last Revised: 02/21/2014