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This year, an estimated 221,200 adults (115,610 men and 105,590 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with lung cancer. This includes people diagnosed with NSCLC and small cell lung cancer. About 10% to 15% of people diagnosed with lung cancer have small cell lung cancer.