Lung Cancer

For over 100 years, the American Lung Association has been a champion for people affected by lung disease.

Today, the American Lung Association enjoys high levels of awareness and trust from the public, and is well-regarded for basing its prevention, education and advocacy actions on proven science. With our nationwide presence of staff and thousands of volunteers, no other organization is better suited to lead a comprehensive nationwide initiative to support people living with lung cancer.

Through this initiative, the American Lung Association is focused on the following:

  • Providing patient education and support for people diagnosed
    with lung cancer, their families and caregivers
  • Funding lung cancer research that one day will increase survival rates and
    decrease the number of people who develop this deadly cancer
  • Increasing awareness of lung cancer as the number one cancer killer
  • Implementing an advocacy strategy to address lung cancer as a national health priority