Module 3. Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer

What kind of healthcare team is a lung cancer patient likely to see?

It’s important to think about a team approach if you have lung cancer. It’s important to realize that your family and friends are part of that team approach, as well as your healthcare professionals. In terms of your healthcare team, it’s important to have what’s called a "multidisciplinary" approach where different doctors and healthcare members bring different types of expertise to help you fight your lung cancer.
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Animation - Diagnosis and Screening of Lung Cancer
1. Animation - Diagnosis and Screening of Lung Cancer
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2. Slide Show - Diagnosis and Screening of Lung Cancer
Animation - Staging of Lung Cancer
3. Animation - Staging of Lung Cancer
Slide Show - Staging of Lung Cancer
4. Slide Show - Staging of Lung Cancer

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This educational activity has been developed by
A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Inc., and a Celgene Patient Advocacy Sponsorship.

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