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Living with and Beyond Lung Cancer

A diagnosis of lung cancer is accompanied by a high level of distress and anxiety for the patient. The plethora of treatments available and how they are taken can contribute to the patient becoming overwhelmed. Providing robust care, support and advice to patients, friends and families, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond, is paramount.

We have developed this module to provide useful tools and resources to help you support your lung cancer patients throughout their journey.

Please see our disclaimer regarding module content.

This e-learning module will take 90–120 minutes. Optional pre-reading, available in the ‘resources’ section of this page, will take approximately 30–60 minutes. Saving where you left off, you can dip in and out of the module whenever you have the time. You are encouraged to make notes or take screenshots during the module to reinforce your learning.

A certificate is still available to download upon module completion to add to your portfolio, however accreditation received by the Federation of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has expired.

Nurses play a key role in the provision of care to patients who have been diagnosed with lung cancer, supporting them through the confusion and distress associated with this serious condition.

CPD Module

This module has been developed to provide education and resources to help nurses provide appropriate care and support to lung cancer patients, their friends and their families.

Living With Lung Cancer


* Save your place and obtain CME credits.

† Your place will not be saved.


The faculty

Josie Roberts

Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Julia McAdam

Macmillan Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shropshire


These independent educational activities have been developed in collaboration with the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses and is supported by educational grants provided by Pfizer Inc. PCM Scientific is the medical education company acting as scientific secretariat and organiser for this programme. The activity is run independently of the financial supporter and all content is created by the faculty. No funder has had input into the content of the activity.