Smoking and being exposed to cancer-causing (carcinogenic) chemicals greatly increase your risk of lung cancer.
Child cancer patients need much more care than your average patient. It can also be more of a challenge when you, the caregiver, are also young.
Your teenager will want to be more involved in every decision. It is important to support your teenager and help them communicate with the lung cancer team.
Despite your efforts to treat lung cancer, there is a chance that lung cancer might come back. This is called recurrence of cancer.
With lung cancer, depression is a natural reaction, up to 25 percent of people diagnosed. If your child has lung cancer, they might have depression as well.