Lung cancer is the 2nd most common cancer worldwide. According to Globocan 2020 estimates, there were approximately 2.2 million people diagnosed with lung cancer globally. Lung cancer is more prevalent in men, where 1.4 million men were diagnosed with lung cancer vs. 771,000 women. Lung cancer incidence rates vary globally, and Japan had the highest incidence of lung cancer, with the United States ranking #17.1
A few risk factors for lung cancer include:2
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