The Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program provides information for patients who have been diagnosed with lung cancer and their families.
We are interested in your feedback about these resources. Send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org to help us improve resources for future patients.
It is never too late to quit using tobacco.
Quitting tobacco use after a cancer diagnosis:
If you want to quit:
The Canadian Cancer Society offers a free, confidential, telephone-based Peer Support program.
This program connects people living with lung cancer with a lung cancer survivor who is a trained volunteer. The volunteer listens, offers encouragement and shares ideas for coping – all from their unique perspective as someone who’s been there.
Family members can also be connected with volunteers who have cared for a person with lung cancer.