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Lung cancer support

Programs to help you stop smoking

Smoking tobacco causes most cases of lung cancer.

Even after a lung cancer diagnosis, quitting smoking will improve your health. That is why we offer this smoking cessation program.

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Anyone who lives or works in Minnesota can receive free support from QUITPLAN® Services.
Call 1-888-354-PLAN (7526), or visit for more information.

For information on tobacco cessation classes offered by Allina Health, go to
or call 1-866-904-9962.

You can learn more about Allina Health cancer services by visiting

Cancer support groups

It helps to know you're not alone. We encourage you and your family to gain support not only from our cancer experts, but also from others going through similar experiences.

Lung Cancer Support Group

St. Paul, Minnesota

Many of those diagnosed with lung cancer are affected by increased anxiety, depression and withdrawal from activities and other social interactions. This support group can provide you with the social and emotional support you seek.

HOT (Helping Others Through lung cancer) Air

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The purpose of the group is to provide an environment that is open to individuals affected by lung cancer (patients, family, caregivers, etc.) to share ideas, concerns, hopes and fears./p

Other cancer support groups located in:

Lung cancer resources on the Web

These websites offer solid information that can help people through their lung cancer experience.

CaringBridge provides free, secure, personalized Web pages that notify family and friends of news about loved ones.