- Anyone can get lung cancer.
- Lung cancer kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, liver, kidney, and melanoma cancer combined.
- The 5 year survival rate for lung cancer is just 16% - a rate that has changed very little since the 1970's.
- Nearly 60% of those diagnosed with lung cancer are people who have never smoked or are former smokers.
- Lung cancer surpassed breast cancer as the number #1 cancer killer for women in 1987.