According to the American Cancer Society approximately 210,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. At The George Washington University Hospital, doctors provide exemplary clinical services for detection, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Lung Cancer: Statistics and Survival Rates
The data in these charts shows survival rates for patients at The George Washington University Hospital with the SEER Cancer Statistics Review (CSR). Data from SEER, which stands for Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results, is published annually by the Cancer Statistics branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and covers cancer incidence, mortality, survival, prevalence and lifetime risk statistics.