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.