Advanced Lung Cancer: Issues to Consider--Patient Education Guide

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Advanced Lung Cancer: Issues to Consider--Patient Education Guide

Description

This 12-page patient education guide provides information for people with advanced (stage III/IV) lung cancer.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • Quality of life
  • Managing pain
  • Managing dyspnea
  • Who will provide my health care?
  • Hospice care
  • Legal issues
  • Talking with your doctors and other caregivers
  • Organizations that can provide additional information or support

Developer:

American College of Chest Physicians

Funding Sources:

American College of Chest Physicians

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 03/13/13

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