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  • November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women; it is the number one cause of death from cancer each year in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, 234,030 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018. Learn more about how radiation therapy is used to treat lung cancer.
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    WHAT TO EXPECT
    Once a diagnosis of cancer has been made, you will probably talk with your primary care physician along with several cancer specialists, such as a surgeon, a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist. You will want to ask these doctors about all your treatment options.
    SURVIVOR CIRCLE
    ASTRO established the Survivor Circle Award to honor cancer survivors in the cities where its Annual Meeting is held. This award recognizes local cancer survivors who give back to the community.
    QUESTIONS TO ASK
    YOUR DOCTOR
    Learn important questions to ask before, during and after your treatment, including questions on radiation safety.
  • IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR LUNG CANCER

    Visit this informative section of the website for more information on lung cancer.
    Download the Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer brochure.
    Download the side effects chart for radiation therapy for lung cancer.         
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