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The information presented in this website is not intended as a substitute for medical care. Please talk with your healthcare provider about your concerns and any information you find on Lungcanceronline.org.

If you are a patient or family member and have not found the information you need, please call Lung Cancer Alliance at 1-800-298-2436 or e-mail support@lungcanceralliance.org for further reference and referral services.

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If you would like to suggest a website or resource for possible inclusion in Lungcanceronline.org, please send an e-mail to Maureen Rigney at mrigney@lungcanceralliance.org with your name and the url you would like us to consider. Please note that Lungcanceronline.org does NOT link to commercial sites selling products, especially those that purport to cure lung cancer. Links to for-profit sites are considered on a case-by-case basis. Charities or benefit sites are also not included unless they qualify as a substantive patient information resource under Lungcanceronline.org guidelines. The following criteria serve as guidelines for inclusion of any resource on Lungcanceronline.org:

  • Relevancy of content to lung cancer patients and their loved ones
  • Quality of content (is it accurate? who is the author? are the sources cited?)
  • Timeliness (is the content current? is site updated regularly?)
  • If a website, who runs the site, how is it funded, how is privacy managed?
  • Duplication (does the resource duplicate existing content?)

Linking disclaimer: All due diligence was done regarding the links on the website. If we have inadvertently linked without permission or you would like to verify that we were given permission to link to a resource or site, please e-mail Maureen Rigney at mrigney@lungcanceralliance.org