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End-of-life care 

Sometimes lung cancer stops responding to treatment and no other treatment options are available. Sometimes a person has made the decision not to seek further treatment for their disease. Hospice care can be accessed when a person is expected to live six months or less. In hospice, the goals are to control pain and manage symptoms 

Learn about hospice care 

Hospice care (American Cancer Society)

Hospice care (National Cancer Institute)

Hospice care (Lung Cancer Alliance)

Hospice Information Center (Hospice Foundation of America)

Other end-of-life information and resources 

Medicare hospice benefits (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Find hospice care (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization)

End of life care for people with cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Griffen et al. 2003. End-of-life care in patients with lung cancer. CHEST 123(1_suppl):312S-331S.