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Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that can form tumors and impede the function of the lung, which is to provide oxygen to the body via the blood.

Learn more about lung cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment prevention and more by visiting the American Lung Association website.  Also visit your health care provider or your local health department for smoking cessation programs in your area.

Kentucky has a free Quit Now program that helps you quit using tobacco products. You can contact the Quit Now program at (800) 784-8669.