Location Select your location

Learn About Lung Cancer

Knowing and reducing your risk

Your Risk

Smoking is the greatest risk factor, but there are others like radon and air pollution.

Learn more

Lung Cancer Symptoms

Lung cancer can go undiagnosed for a long time because symptoms—such as a nagging cough—can be chalked up to other health issues. If your symptoms persist, ask your doctor about lung cancer.

Learn more
Lung Cancer Screening

Screening for Lung Cancer

Screening is available for those who are at high risk. If you are over 55 and have a smoking history, you may be eligible for lung cancer screening.

Types of Lung Cancer

No two lung cancers are the same. There are different types and subtypes of lung cancer. Knowing this and whether or not a tumor has any biomarkersA molecule found in the body that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. Biomarker testing can provide important information about treatment options. can help inform treatment options.

Treatment

Your lung cancer treatment options depend on your unique lung cancer.

Learn more

Research

Work is being done to find cures and better early detection.

Learn more

Sign up for updates

Stay up to date on the latest news and information on the fight against lung cancer.

Ask An Expert

Questions about your lung health? Need help finding healthcare? Call 1-800-LUNGUSA.

Get help
We need your generous support

Make a difference by delivering research, education and advocacy to those impacted by lung disease.

What is LUNG FORCE?

LUNG FORCE unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together in the fight against lung cancer.

Get involved
Join the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.
Donate Now.