Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Ireland, with about 2,300 people diagnosed in Ireland every year. More Irish men and women die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of lung cancer. Use our online lung health checker to see if you have symptoms, find out more information about ways of preventing lung cancer and see our list of resources and survivor stories. If you have been diagnosed with lung cancer, you can read our resources on support and treatment.

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

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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.

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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 section on quitting smoking or call the HSE Quit Team on Freephone 1800  201 203.

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See our resources and booklets including:

Lung Cancer: What You Should Know booklet
Look After Your Lungs magasine

Video series: Living with Lung Cancer has been prepared to help you and your family prepare for the journey ahead.

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