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.

New Jersey Lung Cancer Research Fund

LCCH applauds  the NJ Legislature and Governor Jon Corzine for the  creation of this research fund.    NJ income taxpayers, beginning in 2011, will be able to  designate a donation to a lung cancer specific research fund  administered by the Commission of Cancer Research.