Lung Cancer

Understanding the basics about how lung cancer forms and spreads is the first step in making informed decisions about treatment and care.

About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a malignant tumor that forms in the tissues of the lungs, usually in the cells lining air passages. Learn more about cancer cells and common lung cancer symptoms here.

Types of Lung Cancer

The two main types of lung cancer are: small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Learn more about the types and subtypes of lung cancer.

Facts & Statistics

The statistics about lung cancer occurrence and funding tell an important story. See the numbers and understand the urgent need for funding the work lung cancer researchers are doing.

Recently Approved Lung Cancer Treatments

View a list of lung cancer treatments recently approved by the FDA.

Free Lung Cancer Resources

Our educational resources include materials for patient and caregiver education, community awareness, and tools for health care professionals to better explain lung cancer diagnoses to patients. These resources are available free of charge, and can be ordered by calling our support line toll-free at (844) 835-4325 or ordering on our website here (note: link will open a new window).