Lung Cancer Stigma’s Harmful Consequences

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Despite increased awareness around lung cancer in recent years, the stigma associated with the disease remains an issue for the lung cancer community. Beyond the known psychosocial issues associated with this stigma, our research has revealed that both patients and oncologists feel that the stigma can actually affect the level of care a patient receives and lead to worse health outcomes.

Our very own Jennifer King, PhD, Senior Director, Science & Research, sat down with Cure magazine to discuss this social stigma and how it can impact patients psychologically and physically.

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