Lung cancer patients deserve the chance to become cancer survivors.
Access to new treatments must be faster to give patients a fighting chance.

The Facts

Despite being the number one cancer killer in Canada, outcomes in lung cancer lag behind other cancers.

  • Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada. It kills more than 21,000 Canadians every year — more people than colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers combined.
  • Lung cancer is in fact many diseases, requiring different treatment approaches and therapeutic options.
  • Scientific advancements are transforming the treatment of lung cancer. The development of immuno-oncology and targeted treatments offer new weapons in the battle against lung cancer.
  • It can take 18-24 months for a life changing treatment option to be publicly reimbursed.
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What Survival Means

Unless you have faced a diagnosis of cancer, it is difficult to imagine what survival means to that individual and their loved ones. We surveyed our members and members of the public in order to better understand what beating cancer means.

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Share Your Survivor Story

How has lung cancer impacted you? What does survivorship mean to you? Share your story. Lung cancer patients have the right to become cancer survivors.

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