Lung Cancer Resources

Men with Cancer 
This group provides a time for men to share personal experiences and common concerns. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month at Northwest Community Hospital. Go to http://www.nch.org, Events & Classes for more information and upcoming dates.

Lung Cancer Resources:
1. American Cancer Society: 800-ACS-2345
2. Mesothelioma
2. National Comprehensive Cancer Network 
3. National Cancer Institute
4. Caring Bridge
5. CancerCare
6. GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
7. National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
8. American Lung Association
9. Lungevity

Getting Fit resources:
MedFit Program

Quitting smoking resources:

Northwest Community Hospital Tobacco Treatment Resources
Smoke-free Quitting is a Journey
Illinois Tobacco Quitline 866-QUIT-YES
NCH hosts a Courage to Be Tobacco-Free group at no cost every Tuesday in the Wellness Center on campus, 2nd floor, 12:00 to 1:00PM; please call Korene at 847-618-7992 for more information and to confirm that the group is in person or virtual. For more information, click here. 

Early Screening Program
Learn more about the NCH Early Lung Cancer Screening Program through the attached brochure. CT Lung Cancer Screening – watch video.

The criteria were updated as of 3/9/2021 to reduce the minimum age to 50 and the minimum pack years to 20. See more information here.