The following risk assessment tool is intended to help you determine your risk of lung cancer in the next year (i.e., 1-year lung cancer risk). Clinicians at MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a lung cancer risk model for smokers and ex-smokers using numerous risk factors known to have a significant association with lung cancera. This simplified version uses only gender, age (over 40) and smoking history.

If you have a pulmonary nodule, please use the Nodule Lung Cancer Risk Calculator.

Calculate lung cancer risk below:

I am: Male Female

I am currently years of age

Smoking history

I have never smoked

If you have smoked in your lifetime, please complete the following fields

I currently smoke

I quit smoking

*Note: This risk calculator is not for individuals under the age of 40 or who have a smoking history of less than 20 pack-years. (A pack-year is calculated by multiplying the number of packs of cigarettes (20 cigarettes per pack) smoked per day by the number of years smoked. For example, 20 pack-years is the equivalent of having smoked 1 pack of cigarettes every day for 20 years or 2 packs of cigarettes per day for 10 years.)

a) Spitz MR, et al. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007;99:715-726.

Last updated: June 30, 2017
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