ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.
This year, an estimated 224,390 adults (117,920 men and 106,470 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with lung cancer. This includes people diagnosed with small cell lung cancer and NSCLC. About 10% to 15% of people diagnosed with lung cancer have small cell lung cancer.