About Us

The GLCC is the international ‘voice’ of lung cancer patients.

Established in 2001, the GLCC now comprises 42 non-government patient organisations from 30 nations: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and US.

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Who We Are

By serving as the international voice of lung cancer patients, the Global Lung Cancer Coalition is committed to improving disease outcomes for all. Its programmatic efforts are focused around four key areas: Placing lung cancer squarely on the global health agenda Lessening the stigma of lung cancer among patients, their families, their health care providers, […]

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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. Recognising that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women world-wide; this year it will kill more people than breast, prostate, and […]

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Policy On Funding Arrangements

Funding Categories There are four different funding categories, including: Project funding is where the Coalition will establish a collaborative partnership with a commercial company to undertake a project relating to an issue of mutual interest. The following features will apply to this relationship: GLCC maintains editorial control over all materials produced in connection with the project […]

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Policy On Funding Arrangements

Funding Categories There are four different funding categories, including: Project funding is where the Coalition will establish a collaborative partnership with a commercial company to undertake a project relating to an issue of mutual interest. The following features will apply to this relationship: GLCC maintains editorial control over all materials produced in connection with the project […]

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Sustaining Partners

The Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) welcomes corporate donations, grants and sponsorship to fund certain projects and to enable the Coalition to grow and develop. This document outlines GLCC’s policy on commercial funding and provides a set of principles that will be used to guide GLCC’s decisions. It does not set out to provide a […]

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Membership

Membership of the GLCC is voluntary and for patient and professional organisations dedicated to improving lung cancer patient outcomes. Membership is open to registered non-government, patient and professional organisations involved in the advocacy, support and care for lung cancer patients. Full details of our goals and membership requirements as well an application form can be […]

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Links and Networks

The GLCC works with other organisations and networks across the globe, seeking common ground to further our aims to improve the lives of lung cancer patients. As such, we are proud to be one of the founder members of the Lung Ambition Alliance. This consists of four distinct organisations, all with extensive and complementary experience in […]

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Lung Ambition Alliance – About the LAA

The Lung Ambition Alliance consists of four distinct organisations, all with extensive and complementary experience in helping patients and healthcare professionals manage lung cancer. The LAA stands together to better understand how the disease evolves, to develop advanced therapeutic techniques, and ultimately, to empower and enable patients to live longer and better lives. The LAA is […]

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LAA – TERAVOLT Study

COVID-19 – TERAVOLT Study The global TERAVOLT registry, initiated in March 2020, aims to provide outcome data specific to patients with thoracic cancer, who contracted COVID-w19. The data collected will, hopefully, guide disease management and define factors influencing associated morbidity and mortality. The Lung Ambition Alliance has recently announced that it is providing new funding […]

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LAA – COVID-19 Resources

Resources During the current COVID-19 global health crisis, people living with lung cancer and their loved ones will have many questions. To help with these concerns, we have put together an initial list of resources Below is a link to the organizations and a visual summary of topics covered by each organization. Please consult the […]

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LAA – Global Survey into Attitudes Towards Lung Cancer

LAA global survey reveals misconceptions about lung cancer (LONDON, November 2019) – Only one in five people (22%) disagree with the statement “generally, patients with lung cancer have caused their illness through their lifestyle choices and behaviors,” according to a global, omnibus survey conducted by Ipsos MORI and sponsored by the Lung Ambition Alliance. The results were […]

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Contact Us

For membership and general enquries please contact: glcc@roycastle.org For media enquiries please contact simon.malia@roycastle.org  

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RESEARCH - The State of Global Lung Cancer Research - 2020 data now published / NEWS - global COVID-19 updates