Facts

Learn why early detection of lung cancer is so important for improving patient outcomes, and why raising awareness of the disease is critical for improving research support.

Over 60% of people diagnosed with lung cancer have either never smoked or have quit smoking.

The five year survival rate for late stage lung cancer diagnoses is just 4%

...but when detected in the earlier stages, the rate of survival improves to 54%!

The five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with lung cancer (17.8%) is lower than that of any of the other major cancers.

Lung cancer will kill more people this year than breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancers and melanoma¬ combined.

Despite lung cancer being the #1 cancer killer, roughly $1,800 is spent per lung cancer death on research, compared to around $23,000 per breast cancer death.

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