Frequently Asked Questions
4. This decade, how many people are expected to get lung cancer and die of the disease each year?
Experts estimate that there have been over 200,000 cases of lung cancer diagnosed each year—a bit more than 100,000 cases in men and about 100,000 cases in women. Over 150,000 Americans die of the disease each year.
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