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Lung Cancer Alliance

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Lung Cancer Alliance serves and listens to those living with and at risk for lung cancer to reduce stigma, improve quality of life and increase survival.

We empower our community by helping people navigate the paths of early detection, diagnosis and treatment. Insights allow us to improve care, amplify awareness, drive advocacy and lead research with the vision of tripling the number of survivors in the next decade.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Caroline Fuchs at cfuchs@lungcanceralliance.org (202-742-1422) or Gabby Wright at gwright@lungcanceralliance.org (202-742-1897)

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Snapshot – Lung Cancer Facts

  • Lung Cancer is the Leading Cause of Cancer Death in the U.S. (1)
  • Lung Cancer Claims More Lives Annually than Breast, Prostate and Colon Cancer Combined (2)
  • Nearly 20 Percent of Men and Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer Are Never Smokers (3)

*(1) (2) National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER), U.S. Cancer Mortality, 1975-2013, published April 15, 2016

(3) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2006”. November 9, 2007/56(44);1157-1161.

News & Blogs

Championing the Champions

By Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President & CEO I am thankful every day for the champions in the lung cancer community. Our advocates—who educate our policymakers about the urgent need for research funding. Our motivators—working to make us act in the name of hope. Our listeners—there when support is most [...]

Social Work: A Closer Look

Miranda Goff, LICSW, Support Services Manager March is National Social Work Month! Here at Lung Cancer Alliance, we have two dedicated social workers on our Support Services team who put the needs of those touched by lung cancer first, day after day. We sat down with our [...]

Resources

2018 Lung Cancer Fact Sheet

2018 Women and Lung Cancer Fact Sheet

2015 Military Men and Women Fact Sheet

2013 African-American Disparity Fact Sheet

Videos

Events

From Shine a Light on Lung Cancer to our National Advocacy Summit, learn more about opportunities to join our movement for the lung cancer community.