In 2009, 219,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer

Only smokers get lung cancer

Lung Cancer kills more people than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in non smokers

Lung cancer is an “old man’s disease.

The five year survival rate is approximately 15%

I stopped smoking 30 years ago, so my risk for lung cancer is the same as someone who never smoked.

Lung cancer research is significantly underfunded.

Lung cancer is not treatable

Every hour approximately 19 people will die from lung cancer.

Support Groups

Lung Cancer Support Groups

Morristown Memorial Hospital Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, meets at 2PM on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Contact: Catherine Owens, 973-971-5169,

Gilda’s Club/NNJ in Hackensack meets on the second Friday of each month.
Contact: Lenore Guido, 201-457-1670 x23,

Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 AM.
Contact: 1-888-847-8823

The Wellness Community – Northern Jersey Shore meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 11am to 12:30pm at 613 Hope Road, Eatontown, NJ.
Contact: Jan Tryba at 732-578-9200,

The Wellness Community – Philadelphia (serving South New Jersey) meets on the second Saturday of the month from 10am to noon at the   Suzanne Morgan Center at Ridgeland, Chamounix Drive, West Fairmont Park, Philadelphia.
Contact: Kathleen Coyne at 215-879-7733.