(CNN)An Army combat veteran who is facing the fight of her life has joined forces with a former NFL player to raise awareness in the battle against lung cancer.
- 1 in 16 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime.
- One person is diagnosed with lung cancer every 2.3 minutes.
- More than 228,000 will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year.
- 60% to 65% of all new lung cancer diagnoses are among people who have never smoked or are former smokers.
Source: Lungevity Foundation