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.
We can do more. Lung cancer patients deserve a chance to become cancer survivors.
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