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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)

Connect with Lung Cancer Alliance:

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

New Year, New You!

Goodbye 2018, hello 2019! With the new year comes new opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being. If you’re part of the 41% of Americans looking to set a New Year resolution, we can help! Here are four worthy commitments to consider this year. FIND SUPPORT: Support in your [...]

Giving—Why Not?

With the season of giving upon us, now is the perfect time to join the fight against lung cancer. Over 234,000 people were diagnosed with lung cancer this year, making it the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women across all ethnicities. You can help us [...]

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.