Lung cancer reading list
This page gives details of a selection of books and leaflets about lung cancer. There is information about
You can find a list of books about cancer, treatments, and living with cancer on our general reading list.
100 Questions and Answers About Lung Cancer (Second Edition)
Karen Parles and Joan H. Schiller
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009
This book gives information about treatment options, quality of life after treatment and living with lung cancer. It is an American book so some issues covered are not relevant to a UK reader.
Be a Survivor – Lung Cancer Treatment Guide
Vladimir Lange, M.D.
Lange Productions, 2010
This book gives detailed information about lung cancer, treatments and the feelings and emotions people may have. It contains stories from people who have had lung cancer. It is an American book so some information is not relevant to the UK reader.
Your guide to lung cancer
Dr David Gilligan and Dr Robert Rintoul
Holder Arnott, Royal Society of Medicine series, 2007
This book covers all aspects of lung cancer. It explains exactly what lung cancer is, what causes it, and its symptoms and diagnosis. It also covers the treatments available and has myths and fact boxes, key terms, question and answer sections, and a chapter on who patients and carers might meet in the NHS.
Coping with hair loss
Healthy eating and cancer
Coping with advanced cancer (also on CD)
Controlling cancer pain (also on CD)
Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
Sexuality and cancer
Understanding lung cancer
Understanding chemotherapy (also on CD)
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
Understanding radiotherapy (also on CD)
Talking to children when an adult has cancer (also on CD)
Talking about your cancer
Lung Cancer – Answering your Questions
Surgery – Answering your Questions
A Practical Guide to Breathlessness
Living with Lung Cancer (DVD)
Health promotion booklets on stopping smoking are available free from your nearest health centre or clinic. Or look at our lung cancer organisations page for contact details of organisations that can give you leaflets and other forms of support.
Question about cancer? Contact our information nurse team