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.
What is it about lung cancer? I know it’s that elephant in the room again, still. From time to time, I get that knot in my stomach when I think about Jillian, especially now, when there is so much going on in this lung cancer community.