Lung Cancer

Statistics
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Lung cancer is the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

For Health Care Providers
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You can play a key role in reducing the burden of lung cancer, the number one cause of cancer death in the United States. See our resources.

Jackie’s Story
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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
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State and local communities can play an important role in helping people lower their lung cancer risk.

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How much do you know about lung cancer screening? Find out with our quiz!

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

Page last reviewed: September 27, 2018