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Age and lung cancer risk

Advancing age increases cancer risk, including that for lung cancer. The median age for a diagnosis of lung cancer is around 70.

Learn about age, cancer and lung cancer

Aging and Cancer (ASCO's Cancer.Net)

Ukraintseva SV, Yashin AI. 2003. Individual Aging and Cancer Risk: How are they related?. Demographic Research 9(8):163-196.

Lung cancer risk by age (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)