Americans in the Dark About Lung Cancer, Survey Finds

MADISON, Wisc., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Men and women worry about prostate and breast cancer, yet the number one cancer killer in the United States – lung cancer – isn’t on their radar. According to a survey released today by the National Lung Cancer Partnership, Americans know little about lung cancer’s causes, symptoms and the number of lives it takes compared to other cancers.

The survey of 1,000 American men and women age 18 and older found most women were unaware that lung cancer takes more women’s lives each year than breast cancer. And they weren’t alone – most men surveyed were unaware that lung cancer takes more men’s lives each year than prostate cancer.

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