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State of Lung Cancer

States can do more to protect their residents from lung cancer.

How does your state compare?

"State of Lung Cancer" is the American Lung Association's signature report that shows how the toll of lung cancer varies by state. Examining rates of new cases, survival, early diagnosis, surgical treatment, lack of treatment, and screening, this report finds states can do more to protect their residents from lung cancer. New this year are disparities in lung cancer burden by racial and ethnic groups at the state and national levels.

Key Findings

An overview of the "State of Lung Cancer" report, including important findings and overall trends.
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities

A summary of lung cancer disparities by racial and ethnic group
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Methodology and Sources

How the data is compiled and compared to show how lung cancer burden varies from state to state, and an overview of sources.
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Definition of Terms

A glossary of key words and phrases used in this report.
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For Media

Journalists can access press releases, experts available for interview, b-roll, downloadable print report, infographics, images and more.
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Take Action

Sign our petition asking Congress to protect and improve access to quality and affordable healthcare coverage for people with or at risk for lung cancer.