Lung cancer

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with lung cancer, we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support, or just need to understand the basics.

Find out more about the signs and symptoms of lung cancer. Learn more about tests for lung cancer and how lung cancer is diagnosed. 

The main treatments for lung cancer are surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapies and radiotherapy. Find out what these treatments are and how they work

Lung cancer affects your respiratory system. Learn more about lung cancer and how many Irish people are affected by lung cancer each year. 

Most lung cancers are caused by smoking, but there are other risk factors as well. Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of lung cancer.

Living with lung cancer can be difficult, but there's help. We can assist you in finding support and in understanding how to stay healthy.

Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.