What is the prognosis for lung cancer? | Norton Cancer Institute

Lung cancer is a bad cancer the cure rate of all those who come in with lung cancer is unfortunately only about 10 to 15 percent. Most people who are diagnosed with lung cancer succumb to the disease sometime in the first one to two years. Having said that there are people we can cure, there are things to do and getting early treatment and appropriate treatment is the right thing to do. .