Our own study, 'Symptom awareness and attitudes to lung cancer', provides data from a poll conducted globally. The study reveals levels of sympathy towards lung cancer and awareness of its symptoms worldwide.View
Membership in the Global Lung Cancer Coalition is voluntary and for patient and professional organisations dedicated to dramatically improving lung cancer patient outcomes. The strength of the Global Lung Cancer Coalition rests on the commitment and influence of its members.
Lung cancer causes more deaths than breast and prostate cancer put together.
Every 30 seconds, someone, somewhere in the world dies of lung cancer
40% of teen smokers who continue to smoke will not live to claim their pension.
Only 1 in every 10 people with lung cancer are alive 5 years after diagnosis.
Women smokers are twice as likely to develop lung cancer than male smokers.
Women have a more difficult time overcoming nicotine addiction.