All of our patients have access to the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center, which offers a wide array of support and educational services. Patients and loved ones may work with a coordinated group of social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, patient navigators, pain management specialists and spiritual care providers at the center, as well as participate in programs such as music therapy, meditation and many others.
800-ACS-2345 or 866 228-4327 for TYY
The American Cancer Society has many national and local programs, as well as a 24-hour support line, to help cancer survivors with problems such as travel, lodging and emotional issues.
The American Lung Association today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health. It is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a national office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country.
The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to advocating for people living with lung cancer or those at risk for the disease.
http://www.asbestos.net/Comprehensive resource on asbestos, asbestos cancer, mesothelioma and other asbestos-related issues.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of 19 of the world's leading cancer centers, is an authoritative source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
National Lung Cancer Partnership is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization whose mission is to decrease deaths due to lung cancer and help patients live longer and better through research, awareness and advocacy.
301-402-9612 for TYY
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, and the federal focal point for medical research in the United States. The NIH, comprising 27 separate institutes and centers, is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service, which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.