Lung Cancer Facts & Figures
Lung Cancer is the most common cancer in the world. In the UK, around 41,500 new cases are diagnosed each year. It is the most common cause of cancer death in the Uk, for both men and women.
Everyone is at risk of developing lung cancer. It is known that smokers and ex-smokers have an increased risk of getting lung cancer. However, please remember that other people who have never smoked are also at risk of getting this disease.
For more in-depth statistics about lung cancer, see our Resources section.
Please only refer to the facts and figures if you really want to know this information.