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.

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At Lung Cancer Circle of Hope (LCCH) we understand that privacy is important and we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of donors and visitors to our website.  The following information is designed to help you better understand the information we gather from our site and through our services, how we handle the information once gathered, whether we disclose it to anyone and the choices you have regarding our use of the information.  This policy may be changed or updated from time to time and it does not affect any sites that we are linked to.

LCCH uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors.  At our site, we do not permanently collect personal identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do no require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site.  LCCH only gathers personally identifiable data such as names, addresses. Email addresses when voluntarily submitted by a visitor.

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