LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156      

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

(504) 568-2216


Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:


(504) 568-7027


Toll-Free: 1-888-720-7757    



Lung Cancer Study Homepage

Click on any of the following social support links and materials:


Online Groups & Support Communities

  1. Lung Cancer Support Group (LUNGevity)

  2. Patient Support Group (CancerCare)

  3. Lung Cancer Survivors Support Community (Inspire)

  4. Lung Cancer Support Group (DailyStrength)


  6. The Cancer Support Community (A Global Network of Education and Hope)

  7. WhatNext

  8. Patients Like Me

  9. Cancer Hope Network



  12. OncoChat

  13. Lung Cancer Support Groups (

  14. Patient & Caregiver Support (Free to Breathe)

  15. Smart Patients  Lung Cancer Community  (online community for patients and caregivers)

  16. Lung Cancer Allaince's Support Services (Lung Cancer Alliance)

  17. CancerConnect (online resource and social network)


In-person Groups 

  1. Louisiana (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance)

  2. Across the United States (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance)



  1. Palliative Care and Lung Cancer: Getting the Support You Need (American Lung Association) (worksheet handouts)


Web Page Articles

  1. Lung Cancer Support: 5 Things about Lung Cancer Support Explained (Lung Cancer Central) (web page)



  1. Peer-to-Peer "Phone Buddy Program": 1-800-298-2436 (Lung Cancer Alliance)

  2. American Lung Association 's Lung Helpline: 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872)

  3. Lung Cancer Support Helpline: 1-888-793-9355 (Cancer Support Community)

  4. Free to Breathe's Support Line: 1-844-835-4325 (toll free for patients and caregivers)


​​Social Media

  1. Lung Cancer Support Community (Facebook, nonprofit)

  2. White Ribbon Movement - Supporting Lung Cancer Awareness (Facebook)

  3. HealthUnlocked (The social network for health)


Video Library

  1. Navigating Lung Cancer: Stories of Suppor t (American Lung Association) (YouTube)





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