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.
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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
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
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.