Posts Tagged ‘lung cancer’

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women.  It is estimated that 25,300 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011. Last year in Canada, there were 12,900 cases of lung cancer in men and 11,200 cases in women.  The incidence rate for women, while still high seems… [Read More]

An Update on Lung Cancer in Canada

Posted on August 22nd, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has just released Lung Cancer in Canada: A Supplemental System Performance Report. Lung cancer continues to have the highest incidence of any cancer diagnosed in Canada (more than breast, colorectal and prostate combined) and is the leading cause of cancer deaths.  The impact of lung cancer on patients, families and… [Read More]