Each year approximately 225,000 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer. Each year approximately 50,000 of all new cases will be adults under the age of 40. The 5-year survival rate is around 17%. More than half of patients with lung cancer will die within a year of diagnosis.

World Lung Cancer Day

World Lung Cancer Day, August 1, 2016. Four years ago was the very first World Lung Cancer Day. It isn’t a silly day like National Pizza Day or Hammock Day……World Lung Cancer Day isn’t there to celebrate—just the opposite. We are trying to raise awareness for the deadliest of all cancers—worldwide!

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