Patient Charter

The Global Lung Cancer Coalition Patient Charter is an affirmation by all the member organisations of the basic rights that all lung cancer patients should be granted.

WE THE GLOBAL LUNG CANCER COALITION HEREBY ADOPT THIS CHARTER AND CALL UPON ITS OBSERVANCE BY ALL CONCERNED ON BEHALF OF THE MORE THAN 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING WITH LUNG CANCER AROUND THE WORLD AND THE COUNTLESS MILLIONS MORE AT RISK FOR THE DISEASE.

The Rights of People with Lung Cancer

In addition to the right of every patient to be treated with dignity and respect, the Global Lung Cancer Coalition reaffirms the right of all lung cancer patients to have access to quality health care; informed self-determination; physical and mental integrity; and confidentiality and privacy,

Along with these fundamental rights, lung cancer patients have the right to: