Lung Cancer (Small Cell)

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Additional resources for small cell lung cancer

More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

Living with cancer

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Living with Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Advanced Cancer

Understanding cancer treatments

A Guide to Cancer Surgery (also in Spanish)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also in Spanish)

A Guide to Radiation Therapy (also in Spanish)

Lasers in Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment side effects

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy

Family and caregiver concerns

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also in Spanish)

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

Working During Cancer Treatment

Carcinogens and lung cancer


Diesel Exhaust


Questions About Smoking, Tobacco, and Health (also in Spanish)

Guide to Quitting Smoking (also in Spanish)

When treatment stops working

Nearing the End of Life

Advance Directives

Hospice Care

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at 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)

    Offers information on lung cancer and coping with breathing problems, side effects, and physical activity
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-4673 (1-800-813-HOPE)

    Provides information, support, and other assistance to people with lung cancer. Also offers phone counseling and telephone support groups for people with lung cancer, with online support for caregivers

Lung Cancer Alliance
Toll-free number: 1-800-298-2436

    Offers lung cancer treatment information, including a lung cancer information line, as well as a phone buddy program, referrals to support groups, and more

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)

    Provides information on all types of cancer, living with cancer, support information for families of people with cancer, research, and more

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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

Last Medical Review: 09/12/2014
Last Revised: 03/09/2015