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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SMC has approved two drug therapies...

12 June 19

Brigatinib (also known by the brand name Alunbrig) is a targeted therapy used to treat patients with ALK positive non-small cell lung cancer.

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Lung cancer: audit shows improvement

11 Jun 19

A new report published on the BMJ has announced that significantly more patients are undergoing surgery for lung cancer, and that survival rates are improving.

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University of Liverpool honours for our charity

05 June 19

The founder of Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Professor Ray Donnelly MBE, and the charity’s chairman, Max Steinberg CBE, are to receive..

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Five-year survival rates for lung cancer increase

03 June 2019

Nearly 25 per cent of people who received the immunotherapy drug, pembrolizumab, as a first line treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years,...

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‘Promising’ treatment for NSCLC approved

28 Mar 19

A new lung cancer treatment will be available for NHS England patients through the Cancer Drugs Fund, following a new NICE recommendation.

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NICE approves another treatment option

21 Mar 19

Patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with the ALK-positive mutation now have another treatment option.......

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NHS England confirms lung health check roll out.

8 Feb 19

NHS England has formally announced a multimillion pound investment to implement lung health checks across England. This means more people like Bill will have the best...

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New research could catch lung cancer early.

22 Jan 19

A ‘world-first’ study backed by Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation could pave the way for early detection...favourable;

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Who am I now? The tale of a reluctant widow

14 Dec 18

Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? But for many of us who have lost a loved one, Christmas is actually...

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