LUNG CANCER

is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.

It is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men in 93 countries and in women in 28 countries. And, it is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide.

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Smoking accounts for 80-90% of all lung cancer cases. The risk for getting lung cancer or dying from the disease is 15-30 times higher among people who smoke than those who do not smoke. The longer you smoke, the greater the risk.

While smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, some other risk factors include exposure to secondhand smoke, radon and family history. Learn more about these risk factors and others at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer – About Lung Cancer - Risk Factors

It is estimated that 2,093,876 NEW CASES of lung cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2018

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