Lung Cancer

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Lung cancer is the third most common cancer 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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Not all lung cancers are caused by smoking. Learn about lung cancer in nonsmokers.

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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: November 9, 2020