Lung Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Clinical Trials to Prevent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Check for non-small cell lung cancer prevention trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients. The list of clinical trials can be refined by location, stage of disease, drug, and other features.
Clinical Trials to Prevent Small Cell Lung Cancer
Check for small cell lung cancer prevention trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients. The list of clinical trials can be refined by location, stage of disease, drug, and other features.
Clinical Trials: Smoking
Check for trials about smoking from NIH's ClinicalTrials.gov Registry.
Offers science-driven tools, information, and support that have been effective in helping smokers quit.
Cancer Genetics Services Directory
Directory of professionals who provide services related to cancer genetic risk assessment, counseling, and testing.
- Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ®)
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Expert-reviewed information summary in which the features of hereditary cancer and the structure and content of other PDQ cancer genetics summaries are described. The summary also contains an extensive list of genetics resources available online.
Causes and Risk Factors
Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting
A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by cigarette smoking and the benefits of quitting.
Cigar Smoking and Cancer
A fact sheet about the health risks associated with cigar smoking.
"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk
A fact sheet that answers questions about the health effects of smoking "low-tar," "mild," or "light" cigarettes.
Secondhand Smoke and Cancer
A fact sheet that summarizes the studies on the health effects of exposure to environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke.
Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk
A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.
Radon and Cancer
A fact sheet about radon, an odorless radioactive gas, and its possible association with cancer, and how to test for radon in the home.
Radon Information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that radon is responsible for about 20,000 lung cancer deaths every year. Information is provided about radon health risks and ways to reduce exposure.