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Many people in NSW are delaying seeking treatment for symptoms consistent with lung cancer, a new study from the Cancer Institute NSW reveals.

There are many factors that can increase the risk of lung cancer, but data show a significant amount of Australians only link the disease with tobacco smoking.

Lung cancer is killing more people in NSW than any other cancer, but are stereotypes also hurting people living with the disease?

The capture of anticancer medicine use by the PBS was generally high but varied depending on cancer site. PBS data can be supplemented by MBS and inpatient data, to examine ‘fact of treatment’ with a very high capture.

Lung cancers in children under the age of 15 are very uncommon, and detection of these cancers can be difficult due to the rarity of the disease and symptoms that are generally non-specific.

Learn how this survey measures tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviours among NSW adults

The chance of surviving lung cancer is best when the cancer is diagnosed at an early stage—know the signs and symptoms to look for.

During 1982-2013, AIHW estimates were consistently higher than our competing mortality-adjusted estimates of lifetime risks of diagnosis and death.

Low-dose computed tomography lung screening using the US National Lung Screening Trial criteria is unlikely to be cost-effective in Australia.

What is lung cancer? Find the latest lung cancer statistics including incidence, mortality and survival in NSW.