Improving outcomes for Australians with lung cancer – a call to action

A new report aimed at raising awareness and calling for action to address the significant obstacles facing patients with lung cancer was launched on 18th August 2016 at the 6th Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC).

The report calls for action to:

  • Raise the profile and reduce the stigma of lung cancer.
  • Prioritise early detection efforts where cure is most likely to be achieved, including identifying and implementing an effective national screening strategy.
  • Improve access to best practice care for people with lung cancer whoever they are and wherever they live.
  • Increase research funding targeted to lung cancer to improve health outcomes.

The full report  can be read on the LFA website at where people may also register their support for this initiative.

For further information, please contact Glenda Colburn at