Lung Cancer

Statistics
Photo of a person looking at statistics about the United States on a digital tablet

Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

For Health Care Providers
Photo of a doctor holding a digital tablet

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.

Are You At Risk for Radon?

This video explains how radon can cause lung cancer, and how to test your home and fix it if the radon level is high.

Featured Resources
Photo of a contractor giving an estimate for radon testing to a senior couple at their home

Not all lung cancers are caused by smoking. Learn about lung cancer in nonsmokers.

Photo of a man receiving a CT scan

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: October 18, 2021