More people die in the developed world from lung cancer than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Lung cancer accounts for 30 per cent of all cancer deaths with 37,000 new cases each year in the UK alone. 9 out of 10 lung cancers are smoking related and there is increasing incidence among the younger population. Lung cancer kills more women each year than any other cancer - including breast cancer. "Fast Facts: Lung Cancer" is an essential up-to-the minute text for the primary healthcare physician providing clear, practical information on staging and the appropriate surgical and non surgical therapeutic strategies. It includes latest information on new innovative radiation techniques and targeted chemotherapy using novel inhibitors.