Three-week cough "could be lung cancer warning": Awareness campaign launched by stars who lost relatives to the disease

Persistent cough 'could be warning sign of lung cancer': Stars who lost relatives to disease launch awareness campaign Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in the UK and affects 33,000 people in England every year | UPDATED: 08:46 GMT, 7 May 2012 Just one in 10 people realise that a persistent cough could be a key symptom of lung cancer, according to statistics released by the Government as it launches a campaign to raise awareness about the disease.