Research and Data

The American Lung Association is committed to providing up to date information and statistics about lung cancer, as well as supporting the leading edge of lung cancer research. Sometimes data and statistics can be confusing or even alarming. If you need help making sense of some of the numbers, feel free to ask your care team to help you understand.


Getting and Giving Support

The American Lung Association is invested in research and the promise it holds for the future. Our research projects investigative novel ways to control lung cancer leading to improved treatments and increased survival.
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Treating Lung Cancer

The American Lung Association produces detailed reports on lung health issues that inform the work of public health advocates, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders.
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Fact Sheet

Get Involved

Key statistics about lung cancer, including mortality, incidence, burden, disparities, survival rates, causes, and related topics.
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