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Your Source for Lung Cancer Support

Fairfield Medical Center provides a vast array of resources for our patients with lung cancer. These programs and resources can help you and your family address issues that you may face as a result of your cancer diagnosis or treatment.

Financial Support

There are a variety of financial resources available to those who qualify, including the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation and TWIGS One Cancer Care Fund. Members of your oncology team will work collaboratively with financial aid personnel to determine what individualized assistance is available to you.

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Lung Cancer Screening

Doctors have found that screening for lung cancer in people at high risk of the disease can help to detect lung cancer early, which improves the chances of successful treatment. Our guidelines for screening are based on the National Lung Screening Trial sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. A low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening is recommended for:

  • Men or women age 50-80 
  • Current or former smoker
  • Smoked at least one pack per day for 20 years OR 2 packs per day for 10 years 

You will need to have a physician order for a low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening. To learn more about screening for lung cancer, or if you feel you are a candidate for a screening, please talk to your healthcare provider or call 740-689-6889.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Chronic diseases and disorders of the lungs and airways, as well as some of the treatments for these conditions, can take a toll on your health and quality of life. Pulmonary rehabilitation uses an array of techniques – from education and exercise to encouraging lifestyle changes – to help you manage your conditions.

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Support Groups

When you’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer, you are not alone. There is a strong community of men and women who understand your struggles and willing to share their knowledge and support. A small number of these resources are listed below, and you can speak to your nurse navigator for more information.

American Lung Association

As the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, the American Lung Association’s mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more information, please visit

Lung Cancer Research Foundation

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders committed to improving lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. For more information, please visit is a service of CancerCare®, a non-profit organization providing free, professional support – including counseling, support groups, financial assistance, educational workshops and publications – to anyone coping with lung cancer. For more information, please visit

Radon Education and Licensing Program

The Radon Education and Licensing Program is a federally funded program under the Ohio Department of Health and work in cooperation with the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (US EPA) and a network of local health departments across Ohio. This program provides public radon education, as well as low cost radon test kits to Ohio residents. Click here to learn more.

GO2 Foundation

Founded by patients and survivors, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer is the world’s leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer. The organization delivers life-changing information and support services, builds supportive awareness, increases access to screening and much more. Visit for more information.

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