Published on: May 19, 2021
About 45% of the total expected deaths in the US are from preventable causes such as cigarette smoking, excess body weight, and others. Learn more.
Published on: January 12, 2021
Read the Cancer Facts & Figures 2021, for the latest estimates, information and statistics for deaths related to cancer.
Published on: December 3, 2020
Smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer and causes about 80% of deaths from the disease. But people who don’t smoke can develop lung cancer too. A new study found that out of 100 people in the United States who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer, about 12 of them (12%) had never smoked cigarettes.
Published on: April 16, 2020
Researchers from the American Cancer Society found that sales by e-cigarette maker JUUL bounced back from a dip within weeks after it removed most of its flavored products from stores.