Over 60% of people diagnosed with lung cancer have either never smoked or have quit smoking.
Lung cancer claims the lives of 18% of all never smokers diagnosed with the disease, adding up to more than 1.3 million lives annually around the world. Learn more.
The five year rate of survival for advanced stage lung cancer is just 4%.
When caught in the early stages, that rate of survival jumps to 54%!


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The Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation is committed to preventing lung cancer through education and research. With your help, we can develop simple imaging and blood tests that can be used for the earliest detection of this otherwise lethal cancer that affects all of us – smokers, non-smokers and former smokers alike.