Community Stories of Inspiration

The National Lung Cancer Partnership (formerly Women Against Lung Cancer) is the only national lung cancer organization founded by physicians and researchers and focused on understanding how the disease affects women and men differently.

National Lung Cancer Partnership

Nobody should face lung cancer alone. The Lung Cancer Survivor’s Community was established to ensure that every lung cancer survivor has a place to share his or her fears, concerns, triumphs and challenges.

The LCA Survivors Community

Are you looking for a coach to help you navigate through your lung cancer journey? CancerCare provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: survivors, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs – including counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help – are provided by trained oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.


If you or a loved one is battling lung cancer, emotional health is just as vital as physical health. For strategies to help maintain both, please visit Gilda’s Club, which provides free services to help individuals and families live with cancer.

Gilda's Club

Are you or someone you know looking for support after a lung cancer diagnosis? Visit the Lung Cancer Alliance, which is dedicated solely to advocating for people living with lung cancer or those at risk for the disease. The LCA offers patient education and support programs focused on helping people directly affected by lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Alliance

Are you interested in learning more about the personal impact of lung cancer? This documentary explores lung cancer up-front and personal.

The American Legacy Foundation

The following organizations also work to increase private funding for lung cancer research:

The Labrecque family formed the Foundation to raise funds for lung cancer research. They host run/walks in Central Park and in Washington, DC. Their goal is to raise lung cancer awareness and vital research dollars to find a cure.

Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation

Joan’s Legacy is committed to fight lung cancer by funding innovative research and increasing awareness of the world’s leading cancer killer, with a special focus on non-smoking-related lung cancer.

Joan's Legacy: The Joan Scarangello Foundation to Conquer Lung Cancer
This cancer survivor took the grim statistics of Stage 4 incurable cancer and turned them upside down. Learn more about her irreverent approach to living with cancer in her new documentary-
Crazy, Sexy, Cancer.

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