Gail's Story

While vacationing in Florida, Gail got sick with a cough that refused to get better. After 4 years of monitoring a spot on her lung, Henry Ford experts removed the cancer with thoracic surgery.

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Disease and Treatment Information from National Sources

Interact with other lung cancer patients

  • Lung Cancer Support Group - Gilda’s Club Royal Oak - Facilitated by licensed mental health professionals, the Lung Cancer Support Group provide an opportunity for participants to meet with others and share first hand experiences.
  • Imerman Angels - A program that provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers. Phone: (866) 463-7626.


  • Lungevity - An organization with all types of resources to help patients and caregivers can learn more about lung cancer and available supportive services. Highlights include a lung cancer navigator app to track treatment and support, and a HELPLine for assistance navigating resources.
  • Lung Cancer Alliance - Offers easy to understand information about lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, along with the LungMATCH program, which connects patients with a treatment specialist who will help identify which treatments and clinical trials are good options for you to discuss with your oncologist.


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Colleen's Corner: Local and National Resources

For more support, visit Colleen's Corner, a list of helpful local and national resources about cancer.


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Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167

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