Feelings: Learning You Have Cancer (National Cancer Institute)
from "Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer and the
People Who Care About Them"
Discusses the range of feelings and emotions you might experience
following a cancer diagnosis, including: denial, anger, fear and worry,
stress, pain, control and self-esteem, sadness and depression, guilt,
loneliness and hope. [undated]
with Guided Imagery Eases Cancer Distress (ScienceDaily)
Reports on a study published in the October 2001 issue of General
Hospital Psychiatry that found behavioral intervention (body relaxation
with guided imagery) offers modest relief of psychological distress for
cancer patients. Researchers discovered that the more distressed patients
were before entering the intervention, the more they were improved at
six-month follow-up. [10/01]
of Cancer (Lung Cancer Online)
Links to information on anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress
Spirituality & Chaplaincy Program (Cancer Supportive
Reprinted from Cancer Supportive Care by EH & IR Rosenbaum,
Somerville House, Toronto, 1998.
Discusses how religion and spirituality can help cancer patients.
Topics include: mortality; why me?; why do we suffer?; religious and spiritual
perspectives on meaning; religion, coping and healing; the quest for meaning;
emotional comfort; religious guidance; religious resources and practices;
and four nondenominational prayers for healing. 
Hope (Lung Cancer Alliance)
Personal stories by survivors of lung cancer.
of Lung Cancer (Lungcancer.org)
Personal accounts by lung cancer survivors.
Patient Stories (Cancerguide)
A substantial list of cancer survivors' stories, several with lung cancer.
Isn't The Message" (Cancerguide)
Wonderful piece on cancer and statistics by Stephen Jay Gould, a Harvard
professor who was diagnosed with an incurable cancer.
Shared Experience aims to provide a searchable database of the cancer
experiences of patients and their caregivers.
Cancer Survivor's Network
(American Cancer Society)
Transcripts (and audio) of cancer survivors and caregivers talking
about experiences living with cancer.