About This Educational Activity

Title: You and Lung Cancer – An Animated Patient's Guide to Lung Cancer
Launch date: November 1, 2017

Title: You and Lung Cancer – New Module on Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
Launch date: August 10, 2020

Title: You and Lung Cancer – New Module on Biomarker Testing in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Launch date: May 20, 2021

This educational activity has been developed by A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc, with the assistance of several Faculty, who are experts in lung cancer (See Authors).

The Animated Patient’s Guide to Lung Cancer (YouandLungCancer.com) resource provides easy-to-understand and expert-approved animations, expert video explanations, patient story interviews and infographics to help patients discuss key issues with their health care provider and make important decisions related to management and treatment of lung cancer.

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Grants and Giving, Celgene Corporation, Foundation Medicine, Genentech, Novartis, and Pfizer.


The Educational content is divided into Six(6) patient learning modules:
  1. Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  2. Understanding Small Cell Lung Cancer
  3. Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
  4. Treatment and Management of Lung Cancer
  5. Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
  6. Biomarker Testing and Targeted Therapy in NSCLC

Learning Objectives of this Educational Program:


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This Website is intended for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals within the United States.

The opinions expressed in this Website are those of the contributing faculty authors, and are not those of the producer and publisher, Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance their own personal development and health.

Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should be discussed with your physician.

The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management, nor should it substitute for the medical advice from your physician or healthcare professional.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series (www.AnimatedPatient.com) developed by Mechanisms in Medicine that provides evidence-based, highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.

This website was originally launched on November 1, 2017.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI).

See Authors for a list of Authors and their Conflict of Interest disclosures.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.

The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Technical Requirements

You and Lung Cancer – The Animated Lung Cancer Patient is an internet-based educational program available on Mac and PC. Click here to view Technical Requirements.