Lung Cancer Reports

Some of the following lung cancer reports are presented in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view them.

Trends in Lung Cancer Morbidity and Mortality (November 2014)

This publication reports on the burden of lung cancer, examining incidence, mortality and other important measures of disease magnitude.

Estimated Prevalence and Incidence of Lung Disease (March 2012)

This publication examines several lung diseases, including lung cancer. It discusses the estimated number of new cases (incidence) of lung cancer. Use this report to find data for your county and state.

State of Lung Disease in Diverse Communities 2010: Lung Cancer

This publication discusses the prevalence and incidence of lung cancer in different types of communities. To see the full list of lung diseases covered in this report click here.

Lung Disease Data (2008)

This publication presents a summary of lung disease data, including data on lung cancer.

Too Many Cases, Too Many Deaths

This report is a compilation of research examining the factors that contribute to high rates of lung cancer among African Americans, and some possible approaches to improving health equity.

State of the Air

The State of the Air report grades cities and counties affected by the most widespread types of air pollution. The report ranks also both the cleanest and most polluted areas in the country. Breathing in polluted air can increase your risk of lung disease. Find out how your area ranks and what you can do to take action.

State of Tobacco Control Report

The American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control report tracks progress on key tobacco control policies. Published each year, the federal government, all 50 state governments and the District of Columbia are graded to determine if tobacco control laws are adequately protecting citizens from the enormous toll tobacco use takes on lives and the economy. You can see how your state ranks and learn how to take steps to improve tobacco control where you live. Reducing exposure to tobacco smoke is one way to protect your lungs.