Following discussions with lung cancer specialists and patients living on the Isle of Man, it became clear our support was urgently needed and we are proud to now be a formally registered charity on the island, with an office based in Onchan.
Isle of Man Support Groups
We have established a patient support group on the island, giving people living with lung cancer, carers family members the opportunity to meet others affected by the disease.Find out more
Lung cancer nurses
Lung cancer nurse specialist at Nobles, Gilly Culshaw helps Manx lung cancer patients every day and has been instrumental in bringing our charity to the island.Find out more
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation was originally set up as the Lung Cancer Fund on the island in 1991 by our founder and thoracic surgeon, Professor Ray Donnelly.
Prof. Donnelly operated on many Manx residents over the years, including Barry Cooper, husband of Mildred, who served as the president of the Isle of Man Lung Cancer Fund committee for nearly 20 years.
ABOUT LUNG CANCER
Isle of Man Cut Films project
We have been educating Manx pupils on the dangers of smoking and reducing their risk of lung cancer with our innovative Cut Films project.
Ways to get involved
From helping us to raise awareness to taking part in one of our fundraising events, there are many ways to get with Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation on the Isle of Man.
Isle of Man Golf Day
This year we held our first Isle of Man Golf day. Taking place at Douglas Golf Club and kindly sponsored by Grant Thornton and Pringle Law.Find out more
We have been speaking to listeners of Manx Radio to raise awareness of lung cancer as well as distributing materials to every GP surgery on the island.Find out more
Lung cancer research
We fund research into early detection and patient experience, the results of which will benefit everyone affected by lung cancer, including Manx residents.