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

Please click on any of the following links below to learn more about the different types and stages of lung cancer and more:


Types of Lung Cancer

  1. Living with Lung Cancer: Types of Lung Cancer (Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation) (handout)

  2. Lung Cancer: Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment (OSU, Wexner Medical Center) (handout)

  3. Types of Lung Cancer (Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

  4. Types of Lung Cancer (Global Lung Cancer Coalition) (web page)

  5. Lung Cancer Types (Khan Academy & American Association of Colleges of Nursing Collaboration) (video, YouTube)

  6. Your Profile, Your Goals - Types of Lung Cancer (American Lung Association) (video, YouTube)


Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:

  1. Genetics of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Medscape) (web page)

  2. Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell) (American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  3. Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell) Overview (American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  4. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Cancer Community Support) (web page)

  5. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (ESMO/ACF Patient Guide Series) (booklet)

  6. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (National Comprehensive Cancer Network, NCCN) (NCCN Guidelines for Patients, booklet)

  7. Stages and Characteristics of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) ( (patient chart handout)

  8. Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Guide for the Patient (Lung Cancer Alliance) (booklet)

  9. What You Need to Know About NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer) (Boehringer Ingelheim) (handout)


  •  Adenocarcinoma
  1. Lung Cancer: Adenocarcinoma (Wellness Proposals) (handout)

  2. Lung Adenocarcinoma (LUNGevity) (web page)

  3. What you need to know about...lung adenocarcinoma (LUNGevity) (booklet)


  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  1. Living with squamous cell lung cancer: A guide for patients (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, IASLC) (booklet)

  2. Lung Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Wellness Proposals) (handout)

  3. Squamous Cell Lung Cancer  (LUNGevity) (web page)

  4. Understanding Squamous Cell Lung Cancer: A guide for patients and caregivers (Free to Breathe) (booklet)

  5. What you need to know about...squamous cell lung cancer (LUNGevity) (booklet)


  • Large Cell Carcinoma

  1. Lung Cancer (Larce Cell Carcinoma of the Lung) (myVMC) (handout)

  2. Large Cell Cancer of the Lung (Harvard Health Publications) (handouts)

  3. Large Cell Lung Cancer (LUNGevity) (web page)

non small cell types

 nonsmall cell types


Small Cell Lung Cancer:

  1. Understanding Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Guide for the Patient (Lung Cancer Alliance) (booklet guide)

  2. Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Giving Smarter Guide (Milken Institute) (booklet)

  3. Lung Cancer: Small Cell (American Cancer Society) (booklet)
  4. Lung Cancer: Small Cell Carcinoma (Wellness Proposals) (handout)


Lung Carcinoid Tumor:

  1. Lung Carcinoid Tumor (American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  2. Lung Carcinoid Tumor (American Cancer Society) (web page)

  3. Lung Carcinoid (Carcinoid Cancer Foundation) (video, YouTube)

  4. The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CCF) (organization's website)


Stages of Lung Cancer

lungevity staging definition

  1. Lung Cancer Info: Staging (Free to Breathe) (web page)

  2. Lung Cancer Stages (Cancer Treatment Center of America) (web page)

  3. Lung Cancer Staging (American Joint Committee on Cancer) (7th Edition, handout)

  4. Lung Cancer Staging (American Lung Association) (web page)

  5. Lung Cancer Staging (Khan Academy& American Association of Colleges of Nursing Collaboration) (video, YouTube)

  6. Lung Cancer Staging (LUNGevity Foundation) (web page)

  7. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stages (American Cancer Society) (web page)

  8. Small Cell Lung Cancer Stages (American Cancer Society) (web page)

  9. Stage 1 and Stage 2 Lung Cancer (Cleveland Clinic) (video, YouTube)

  10. Stage 3 and Stage 4 Lung Cancer (Cleveland Clinic) (video, YouTube)

  11. Stages and Grades (Cancer Research UK) (web page)

  12. Staging and Grading Cancer (Patient Platform Limited) (handout)

  13. Staging Lung Cancer (CHEST) (interactive web page)

  14. Staging of Lung Cancer (American Thoracic Society) (Patient Information Series handout)

  15. Staging of Lung Cancer (Staging of NSCLC & Staging of SCLC) (Lung Cancer Prognosis) (web page)

  16. Staging Lung Cancer & Mutation Testing (Living with Lung Cancer) (web page

  17. What Do You Need to Know About Lung Cancer Staging? ( (handout)



stages of lc



  1. Understanding Your Pathology Report: A Guide for the Patient  (Lung Cancer Alliance) (Booklet, Understanding Series Guide)


Interactive Worksheets & Handout

  1. "Your Lungs" (Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation) (interactive)

  2. Personal Lung Cancer Profile: Lung Cancer Type, Location & Staging (free to breathe) (tear sheet)

  3. Lung Anatomy ( (infographic handout)





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