A Smoker’s Disease
Why Lung Cancer?
lung cancer isn’t just a smoker’s disease
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and is responsible for more cancer deaths than any other form of cancer. More than 135,000 Americans will die this year from the disease. Lung cancer is also disproportionately funded relative to other more treatable diseases. Progress in finding a cure to this disease has been slow, but is moving forward. Slowly but surely, survival rates are increasing. More research can accelerate those rates and save lives. That’s why we are so dedicated to this fight.
Some facts about lung cancer:
Why we need your help:
Only 6% of federal government dollars spent on cancer research are spent on lung cancer research.