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What do I need to know about caring for someone with non-small cell cancer?

The best way to care for someone with non-small cell cancer is to do everything you can to make them comfortable and help them make it to their doctor appointments. People with lung cancer have little energy, trouble breathing, and pain from both the cancer itself and the drugs used to treat it. Lung cancer is very often fatal, so it is important to make them as comfortable as possible.

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