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Statistics

Photo of a person looking at statistics about the United States on a digital tabletLung cancer is the most common cancer in men and women in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Tobacco and Cancer

Photo of a doctor listening to a man's lungs with a stethoscopeTobacco smoke has at least 70 chemicals that cause cancer. Smokeless tobacco products, such as dipping and chewing tobacco, can cause cancer, too.

Jackie’s Story

Photo of Jackie saying: It's up to you to take charge of your health.In this podcast, a lung cancer survivor shares her story about diagnosis, treatment, and community support and offers advice for other cancer survivors.

Featured Resources

African-American men and lung cancerYou can share these graphics on your website, social network profile, or blog.
Photo of a family standing in front of their houseRadon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and most radon exposure occurs in the home.
CDC Expert Commentary by Lisa Richardson, MDIn this video, Dr. Lisa Richardson explains who should be screened for lung cancer. (Requires registration)

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of lung cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

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