<p><a href="/health/lung-cancer/is-lung-cancer-serious">Lung cancer</a> is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. Smokers are at the <a href="/health/lung-cancer/smokers-with-lung-cancer">highest risk</a>, but you don't have to be a smoker to get lung cancer. In fact, <a href="/health/lung-cancer/how-reduce-lung-cancer-nonsmoker">nonsmokers</a> are most likely to miss the signs.</p>Learn more
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The number of new cases of lung cancer diagnosed per year
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Lung Cancer Q&As
What is the rate of incidence for lung cancer?
<p>Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. Approximately 220,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. Approximately 160,000 deaths occur each year as well.</p>
- QWhat do I need to know about caring for someone with lung cancer?
- QHow serious is lung cancer?
- QHow is small cell lung cancer diagnosed?
- QWhat are the stages of lung cancer?
- QWhat increases my risk for small cell lung cancer?
- QCan small cell lung cancer be prevented?
- QHow does smoking cause lung cancer?
- QWhat increases my risk for lung cancer?
- QWhere in the body can lung cancer spread?
- QHow is small cell lung cancer treated?
- QWhat is small cell lung cancer?
- QHow does asbestos cause lung cancer?
- QHow do other illnesses affect lung cancer?
- QHow does small cell lung cancer affect women differently than men?
- QIs there a cure for small cell lung cancer?
- QHow is radon linked to lung cancer?
- QDo genetics influence lung cancer?
- QWhat is lung cancer?
- QWhat are the different types of lung cancer?
- QHow common is lung cancer?
- QWhat are my chances of surviving lung cancer?
- QHow does lung cancer spread?
- QWhat is the survival rate for older adults after surgery for lung cancer?
- QWhat are the syndromes associated with lung cancer?