Latest Lung Cancer News and Events

All the latest lung cancer news, blogs, video and infographic including news of new lung cancer research and treatments for lung cancer, lung cancer patient and supporter stories and charity news and updates.

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Specsavers sets sights on improving lung cancer awareness

17 July 18

Specsavers staff across Scotland are pledging their support to Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

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A Car Crash Saved My Life

16 July 18

No one wants to be involved in car crash but, in the case of Michael Duck, a car accident actually saved his life

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NICE approves another new treatment option for patients with ALK+ NSCLC

02 July 18

A new targeted therapy, alectinib, may soon be available to NHS England patients with a rare type of lung cancer that predominantly affects younger people and non-smokers.

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New targeted therapy ‘significant step forward’ for lung cancer patients in Scotland

12 Jun 18

The targeted therapy, crizotinib, will now be available for patients with ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after receiving approval from the Scottish...

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Life-lengthening lung cancer drug approved for general commissioning

06 Jun 18

The immunotherapy, pembrolizumab, is now available on the NHS for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), after the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence...

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ITV to ban on-screen smoking in latest season of Love Island

04 Jun 18

ITV have confirmed there is going to be an on-screen smoking ban this year after more people complained to Ofcom about contestants smoking rather than scenes of a sexual...

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New approved lung cancer treatment is first of its kind

01 Jun 18

The targeted therapy, crizotinib, is now available for patients with ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after receiving approval from the National...

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Could Artificial Intelligence transform lung cancer diagnosis?

21 May 18

Artificial Intelligence may seem more Star Wars than NHS, but it’s very much a reality - and could soon transform the diagnosis of cancer.

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Lung cancer risk in many UK towns and cities

17 May 18

The UK has been referred to Europe’s highest court for failing to tackle illegal levels of air pollution. According to a recent report over 40 towns and cities are being...

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