My parents, Jim and Barb Detar, passed away from lung cancer seven months apart just four years ago. In their honor I hope to raise money to find a cure, fund education, and help those that are affected by lung cancer.
Did you know that only 14.8% of people diagnosed with lung cancer survive past 5 years?
Did you know that Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, regardless of gender or ethnicity?
Did you know that Lung cancer impacts one in 14 Americans and kills more than colorectal, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers combined?
Did you know that Lung cancer kills almost twice as many women as breast cancer, and almost three times as many men as prostate cancer?
Did you know that about 60% of all new lung cancer diagnoses are among people who have never smoked or are former smokers?
Did you know that Lung cancer accounts for 14% of all new cancer diagnoses but 27% of all cancer deaths?