One in 16 people in the US will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime.
- More than 228,000 people in the US will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year, with a new diagnosis every 2.3 minutes.
- 60% to 65% of all new lung cancer diagnoses are among people who have never smoked or are former smokers.
- 10% to 15% of new lung cancer cases are among never-smokers.
Source of information: www.lungevity.org