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Lung Surgery Patient Guide

Support Group Information

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, support groups can be a great help. Meeting and talking with others who also have the condition may help you and your family cope. If you smoke, stop-smoking support groups can help you quit for good. For resources in your area and other information about lung problems, contact your hospital's patient education department or the organizations below.

The American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
NY, NY 10019
1-800-LUNG-USA
www.lungusa.org

American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
1-800-ACS-2345
www.cancer.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
31 Center Drive
MSC2470
Bethesda, MD 20892-2470
1-301-496-4236
www.nhlbi.nih.gov
NHLBIinfo@rover.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
800-222-LUNG
www.njc.org

Cancer Information Service
1-800-4-CANCER
cis.nci.nih.gov

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