Lung Cancer

Find the latest information about Lung Cancer here at No Surrender. A debilitating disease, it is important that research into Lung Cancer treatment is continued in order to help the many sufferers and their families.

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Statistics and on going research into Lung Cancer

There is a lot of ongoing research into lung cancer, including its causes, symptoms, development and cure. 

Death Rates 

Causes of lung cancer

Lung cancer statistics

Lung cancer - UK

Males

Females

Persons

Number of new cases (UK 2008)

22,846

17,960

40,806

Incidence rate per 100,000 population*

59.4

38.8

47.8

Number of deaths (UK 2008)

19,868

15,393

35,261

Mortality rate per 100,000 population*

51.0

32.0

40.3

One-year survival rate (adult patients diagnosed 2004-2006, England)

27%

30%

-%

Five-year survival rate (adult patients diagnosed 2001-2006, England)

7%

9%

-%

*age-standardized to the European population