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Quality of Life

2019-08-29T11:14:55-06:00August 29th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Isn’t that what it’s all about? Whether a CT scan detects lung cancer early or treatment navigation helps you receive biomarker testing or a HelpLine staff member virtually holds a hand, enhancing quality of life for you and all the lung cancer community is of paramount importance. Support can be found everywhere at GO2 Foundation. Don Stranathan (stage 4), cites the Lung Cancer Living Room and valuable referrals as important services that he has taken advantage of since his 2009 diagnosis. [...]

Welcome to Belong, a New Online Cancer Community

2019-08-22T13:59:06-06:00August 21st, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

GO2 Foundation has partnered with Belong.Life to provide patient and caregiver support and education on the world’s largest social network for cancer patients. Within the GO2 Foundation membership area, our social workers, clinical trial specialists, and survivor-volunteers will provide hope, education, and support for those living with lung cancer. Members will get the latest treatment updates, access to GO2 Foundation’s suite of educational materials, an appointment tracker, an area to store medical documents, and peer-to-peer support. "The Belong app, to me, [...]

Top Five Tips When Seeking Financial Assistance on Your Lung Cancer Journey

2019-06-05T11:55:35-06:00March 28th, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

If you or a loved one have lung cancer, you know that it is not only taxing emotionally but also financially. And it’s not just the high prices of medication that take a toll on your wallet, it’s the gas needed to fill your car for the multiple hour drive each week to the hospital or the time spent off work for appointments and treatment. The #1 request on our HelpLine is for financial help. Although there is not much available [...]

The Hardest Times Require the Strongest Support

2019-02-14T14:38:19-06:00February 14th, 2019|Hot Topics, Stories of Hope|

By Erik Hale When I was just 30 years old I was diagnosed with stage 3A adenocarcinoma, non-small cell lung cancer. After diagnosis I spent six weeks going through radiation and chemotherapy treatment to reduce the tumor size before going in for a lobectomy procedure where half of my left lung and 20 lymph nodes were removed. The recovery process was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to endure and I remember those long days in the hospital with my wife Aloy [...]