November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month — Here's What You Need To Know

Learn how you can make an impact and help raise awareness about Lung cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women, resulting in about 1 out of 4 cancer deaths. Fighting this serious disease is often a team effort, with a family member or friend taking on the caregiver role to offer emotional support and serve as “quarterback” help alleviate the patient’s burden by keeping track of appointments, medications and finding the latest research and resources.

November is both Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Katie Brown is the Vice President of Support and Survivorship Programs and a certified Patient Navigator. She is also the founder and co-creator of Lung Cancer Support Community, an online lung cancer support network for lung cancer patients and their family members. Katie has been a lung cancer advocate for fourteen years.

Anita Logsdon is a treatment suite nurse at Oncology Hematology Care. For 30 years, Oncology Hematology Care has served the regions of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana as a premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services, state-of-the-art treatments and technologies.

Both women are well versed in the world of Lung cancer and what people can do to prevent and/or cope with lung cancer in you or a loved one. Listen to their interview below to learn about how you can get involved and help raise awareness this November and beyond.

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Cancer November Awareness