Aug. 9, 2005

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among American women, and according to the Lung Cancer Alliance, more than 60 percent of new lung cancer patients have never smoked or already have quit smoking.

To learn more about lung cancer, visit:

The Lung Cancer Alliance: The only national non-profit dedicated solely to advocating for people living with lung cancer or at risk for the disease. The alliance provides patient education and support programs to help people directly affected by lung cancer.

Women Against Lung Cancer: A non-profit dedicated to descreasing deaths from lung cancer and helping patients live longer and better through research, awareness and advocacy.