Lung Cancer is the leading cause of Cancer deaths in Ireland, among both men and women. Lung Cancer claims more lives each year than Colon, Prostate, Ovarian, Lymph and Breast Cancers combined.
People who smoke have the greatest risk of Lung Cancer. The risk of Lung Cancer increases with the length of time and number of cigarettes smoked. If you quit smoking, even after smoking for many years, you can significantly reduce your chances of developing lung cancer.