Welcome to the FANS Study

FANS is a study of lung cancer in Asian women who have never smoked (Female Asian Never Smokers)

Did you know?

In a recent study, researchers found that 57% of Asian American women diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. The FANS study will look at possible causes of lung cancer including secondhand smoke, genetics, and cultural factors.

Who can participate?

Eligible participants will include Asian American females (with and without lung cancer) who:

  • Have never smoked
  • Are between the ages 21-90
  • Live within the Greater Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz)

FANS informational flyer (PDF)