January is lung cancer awareness month

January is lung cancer awareness month

Lung cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Ireland, with about 2300 people diagnosed in Ireland every year. More Irish men and women die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. 

Take ten minutes to check your lung health using our online lung health checker.
 

Check your lung health

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting both men and women in Ireland.

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Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Find out how you can reduce your risk of cancer.

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Would you know any of the key signs of lung cancer?

Learn more about the  signs and symptoms of lung cancer. 

Knowing the symptoms could help save your life.
 

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See our dedicated lung cancer information pages where we have information on tests and diagnosis, treatment and support options for patients and for families of those affected by lung cancer.

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Smokers, you can quit and we can help you. See our web pages on quitting smoking,  or find out more about our We Can Quit programme.

Call the HSE Quit Team on Freephone 1800  201 203.

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Lung cancer survivors talk to us about how they were diagnosed and tell us about life after lung cancer treatment.
 

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Facts about lung cancer in Ireland

Our new infographic is based on research we have conducted on attitudes to lung cancer and lung health in Ireland.

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