How Can You Raise Awareness about Lung Cancer?

A lung cancer diagnosis of a friend or loved one can bring up many emotions. Raising awareness about lung cancer and getting involved in lung cancer advocacy can help you cope with many of those emotions.


LUNG FORCE is the American Lung Association’s movement to defeat lung cancer. There are many ways to get involved with LUNG FORCE. You can tell your story and read other stories or you can sign up for an event and meet other people touched by lung cancer.

Connect with others online
Contribute your support to others in our online support community. Join the Lung Cancer Survivors Community on Inspire and share your experience with others. Your words can inspire lung cancer patients and their caregivers.

Get involved with advocacy
Help us fight for laws that will save lives and protect lung health. Everyone deserves a cure. With your help, we can ensure our policymakers pay attention to issues that affect lung cancer and take action to pass laws and put in place programs that will save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Sign up for our Lung Action Network to stay up to date about how you can take action.

Volunteers play a vital role at the American Lung Association. If you have a passion for healthy lungs and healthy air, see how far your talents can lead you. We count on volunteers—of all levels—to become involved, engaged and passionate about our mission. There are many ways to volunteer that are fulfilling and make a real impact. Learn more.

Join the Lung Cancer Registry
By sharing your experience and encouraging your loved one to share their experience in the Lung Cancer Registry, you are contributing to global lung cancer research. Learn more.

Page last updated: May 6, 2020

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