LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156
dmanda@lsuhsc.edu        

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

Co-Investigator
(504) 568-2216
abenca@lsuhsc.edu

 

Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:

Co-Investigator

(504) 568-7027
jcham5@lsuhsc.edu

 


Toll-Free: 1-888-720-7757

LungCaStudy@lsuhsc.edu    

 

 

Lung Cancer Study Homepage

Please click on any of the lung cancer treatment materials, tools and worksheets below:

 

Interactive Online Tools

  1. Building Patient Treatment Binder (OncoLink) (personalized treatment packet able to save as PDF and print)

  2. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patient Journey Checklist (Lung Cancer Profiles)

  3. Self-Care During Treatment (journeyforward.org)

 

Other

  1. Documenting the Journey: A lung cancer patient's journal (Lung Cancer Initiative)

 

Treatment Options & Guides

  1. A Treatment Guide for Patients and Their Families  (Patient Resource Publishing, 4th Ed.) (booklet)

  2. Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer (National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  3. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Cancer Support Community) (booklet)

  4. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Making Treatment Decisions (Cancer Support Community) (booklet)

  5. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Making a Treatment Decision (Cancer Support Community) (fact sheet)

  6. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments for Advanced and Metastatic Lung Cancer (Cancer Support Community) (booklet)

  7. How Cancer is Treatied (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  8. "Lung Cancer Treatment", For Patients (RadiologyInfo.org) (handout)

  9. Lung Cancer - Treatment Options (Cancer.Net) (handout)

  10. Lung Cancer Treatment Update (CancerCare) (Connect Booklet Series, 2015)

  11. Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  12. Patient Information Series: "Treatment of Lung Cancer" (American Thoracic Society, Lung Cancer Mini Series #3) (handout)

  13. Treating Lung Cancer: A Quick Guide (Cancer Research UK) (booklet)

  14. Treatment Options (Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

 

  • ADJUVANT TREATMENT:
  1. Adjuvant! (website)  

  2. Adjuvant therapy: Treatment to keep cancer from returning (Mayo Clinic) (web page)

  3. Adjuvant Treatment for Lung Cancer (Cancer.Net) (web page)

 

  • CHEMOTHERAPY:

  1. About Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK) (web page)

  2. Chemobrain (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) (handout)

  3. Chemocare.com (Tel: 800-223-2273) (website)

  4. Chemotherapy Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association) (worksheet handouts)

  5. Chemotherapy and You: Support for People with Cancer (National Cancer Institute) (booklet)

  6. Chemotherapy Tip Sheet (Life With Cancer) (handout)

  7. Chemotherapy Side Effects Series (National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  8. Coping with Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy  (Cancer Care  Connect)  (booklet)

  9. Chemotherapy Side Effects Worksheet (American Cancer Society) (PDF worksheets)

  10. Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy: What's the Difference? (Cancer Research Institute) (fact sheet)

  11. Side Effects of Chemotherapy (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  12. Understanding Chemotherapy (Irish Cancer Society) (booklet)

  13. Understanding Chemotherapy (National Cancer Institute) (worksheet handout guide)

  14. Understanding Chemotherapy: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (Cancer Council NSW) (booklet)

 

CHEMO

 

  • SURGERY:

  1. Surgery Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association) (worksheet handouts)

  2. Preparation for Surgery Checklist (Taking Charge of Your Health & Wellbeing) (worksheet)

  3. Understanding Your Surgical Options for Lung Cancer (Information Booklet for Patients) (booklet)

  4. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation) (handout)

  5. Your Lung Operation: Education for a Better Recovery (American College of Surgeons) (booklet)

  6. Lung Cancer Resection (Patient Education Institution) (handout)

  7. Patient's Guide to Lung Surgery (University of Southern California) (web page)

  8. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Answers) (web page)

  9. Surgery for Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK) (web page)

             

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  • RADIATION TREATMENTS:

  1. Radiation Before, During, and After: A Patient Planning Worksheet (American Lung Association) (worksheet handouts)

  2. Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People with Cancer (National Cancer Institute) (booklet)

  3. Radiation Treatment for Lung Cancer (MD Anderson Cancer Center) (Patient Education handout)

  4. Radiation Therapy and Side Effects Series (National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  5. Understanding Radiation Therapy: What You Need to Know About External Beam Radiation Therapy (National Cancer Institute) (handout)

  6. EBRT for Lung Cancer (Cancer Treatment Centers of America) (web page)

  1. Understanding Radiation Therapy: What You Need to Know About Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) (National Cancer Institute) (handout)

  2. HDR brachytherapy for lung cancer (Cancer Treatment Centers of America) (web page)

  3. Answers to Common Questions About Radiation Safety (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) (web page)

  4. Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK) (web page)

  5. Understanding Radiotherapy (Irish Cancer Society) (booklet)

  6. Understanding Radiotherapy: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (Cancer Council NSW) (booklet)

  7. Side Effects of Radiation Therapy  (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  8. Radiation Therapy Side Effects Series (National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  9. External Radiation Side Effects Worksheet (American Cancer Society) (PDF worksheets)

  10. RadCARE.org (website)

  RAD

 

  • MAINTENANCE THERAPY:

  1. Understanding Maintenance Therapy (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  2. What is the Value of Maintenance Therapy in Advanced NSCL and Who Should Get It? (Global Resource of Advancing Cancer Education, GRACE) (slides, PDF)

 

Video Library

  1. Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Cancer Treatment Centers of America)

  2. Lung Cancer Treatment (Khan Academy & American Association of Colleges of Nursing Collaboration) (YouTube)

  3. Know What Your Doctors Know: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment  (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) (YouTube)

  4. Treating Lung Cancer (Cancer Research UK) (YouTube)

  • CHEMOTHERAPY:

  1. Chemotherapy: What to Expect (American Lung Association)

  2. Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy (CancerQuest)

  3. Chemotherapy Basics (Chemocare.com)

  4. Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy  (Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients) (YouTube

  • RADIATION:

  1. Radiation: What to Expect (American Lung Association)

  2. Cancer Treatment: Radiation Therapy (CancerQuest)

  3. IGRT: Precise and Powerful Radiation Therapy (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  • BRACHYTHERAPY:

  1. What is Brachytherapy? (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

  • SURGERY:

  1. Surgery: What to Expect (American Lung Association)

  • MAINTENANCE THERAPY:

  1. What is Maintenance Therapy in Lung Cancer, and Is It For Everyone? (Swedish Cancer Institute) (YouTube)

 

Lung Cancer Treatment Programs

  1. Cancer Center of Acadiana at Lafayette General's Lung Mass Clinic (patient brochure)

  2. Cancer Treatment Centers (Know Cancer) (web page)

  3. Find A Cancer Center (NIH National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  4. Find A Cancer Doctor (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  5. Louisiana Cancer Treatment Centers (Know Cancer) (web page)

  6. Lung Cancer Treatment Centers Across the United States (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

  7. Lung Cancer Treatment Centers in Louisiana (provided by Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

  8. LungMATCH  Program (Lung Cancer Allaince) (Tel: 1-800-298-2436, Email: support@lungcanceralliance.org) (LungMATCH's brochure, PDF)

 

Other

  1. 5 Healthy Habits That Help You During Lung Cancer Treatment (John Hopkins Medicine) (web page)

  2. Choosing A Provider (Taking Charge of Your Health & Wellbeing) (worksheets)

  3. How to Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility if You Have Cancer (NIH National Cancer Institute) (web page)

  4. In Treatment: Tips for Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment   (Life With Lung Cancer) (handout)

  5. In Treatment: Tips for Taking Your Oral Cancer Therapy as Directed (Life With Lung Cancer) (handout)

           

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