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:

Julia Spiess Lewis, Senior VP of Perry Communications Group

julia@perrycom.com (916-601-8282)

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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.

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