When you have lung cancer or are caring for someone who has the disease, support groups and families may be incredibly helpful.

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While online support groups lack the face-to-face contact of local support groups, they do have the benefit of enabling you to communicate from the comfort of your own home without having to drive. Members can reach out for help at any time because the Internet is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Cancer support groups are not all the same, so it's important to find one that you feel comfortable with.

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When you have a particular question or would like to communicate with only one person, there are occasions when you can do so. Some people enjoy being a member of an online community and having a cancer companion. Telephone cancer support is available, as well as one-on-one cancer support.

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