American Lung Association News: Today We Recognize the Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths in the U.S.

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August 1, 2022

Raising Awareness on World Lung Cancer Day

Anyone can get lung cancer, yet according to a recent lung health survey, 73% of adults have not spoken with their doctor about their risk for lung cancer and only 40% are concerned they might get the disease. Greater awareness of lung cancer is key to reducing the stigma around this disease. It's important to get the facts now.

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Resources For You

In an effort to defeat lung cancer, you can take the following important actions: 

Review the Risk Factors of Lung Cancer: It's important to remember anyone can get lung cancer.

Are You Eligible For Lung Cancer Screening?: If you smoked, this new low-dose CT lung cancer screening test and eligibility quiz could save your life.

Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy: There are important things you can do to reduce your risk of lung disease.

United Against Lung Cancer

Want to get involved? Join our movement to defeat lung cancer, LUNG FORCE. You can participate in local events, and help raise funds to support our education, advocacy and research efforts.

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Donate to Defeat Lung Cancer

Every day, 649 people receive a lung cancer diagnosis. It’s a staggering statistic – that’s why we need your help. Your donation funds lung disease and lung cancer medical research, new treatments, awareness about lung cancer screenings and more. Can we count on your help?

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