About Lung Cancer

About Lung Cancer

Understand the basics of lung cancer, diagnosis and different treatment options

Lung Cancer Overview

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers and leading cause of cancer death globally and in Hong Kong.1,2 In 2016 , there were 4,936 new cases of lung cancer in Hong Kong, and a total of 3,780 people died from this cancer, accounting for 26.6% of all cancer deaths.3 See About Lung Cancer Video.







1. WHO. Cancer. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cancer. Accessed: 18 Apr 2019.

2. HKHA. Overview of Hong Kong Cancer Statistics of 2016. Available at: http://www3.ha.org.hk/cancereg/pdf/overview/Summary%20of%20CanStat%202016.pdf. Accessed: 18 Apr 2019.

3. HKCR. Leading Cancer Sites in Hong Kong in 2016. Available at: http://www3.ha.org.hk/cancereg/pdf/top10/rank_2016.pdf. Accessed: 18 Apr 2019.