Nearly one quarter of deaths from lung cancer could be avoided in high-risk populations through targeted lung cancer screening worldwide New report highlights extensive economic burden of lung cancer and potentially transformative impact of increasing early detection at scale Majority of policymakers believe countries should invest in targeted lung cancer screening programs based on new survey […]
Stay up-to-date on the latest research by watching virtual presentations at the IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC 2021). Register by July 30 and save: https://wclc2021.iaslc.org/e6wy Get ready to hear from speakers, participate in workshops and earn CME credits.
From Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer website July 1st, 2021 Lung cancer screening saves lives. We know this. It has been our rallying cry for decades and has remained a core initiative. Now, we’re excited to partner on the “Screen Your Lungs” campaign to help meet our goal of bringing lung cancer screening to the millions at risk for the […]
From Lung Foundation Australia: We’re pleased to see funding of three lung cancer research projects by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – $4.8m investment into screening and $2.5m into genomic testing. Congratulations to the teams and other funding recipients. We look forward to supporting these projects and sharing with our community.
From Lung Cancer Nursing UK: The national lung cancer audit is the only cancer audit in the UK that has been collecting data for the last 17 years. Join our webinar, 7 July, which will take you through the history of the audit & how it has stimulated improvements in patient care http://ow.ly/3Jvh50F9YZx
From the Prevent Cancer Foundation (USA): If you missed the third #PreventCancerDialogue webcast on “Progress and Challenges in Cancer Screening” live on June 2, we’ve got you covered! You can still view the session recordings and earn Continuing Education credits. Just register for the webcast and log in now. Session recordings are available until July […]
New Long COVID info and clean air campaign by BLF The British Lung Foundation is engaging with followers and supporters to promote latest information on the effects of Long COVID on respiratory health. The BLF is also highlighting issues around air pollution across the the UK. It is asking people to sign its petition calling […]
The 2021 BTOG (British Thoracic Oncology Group) conference is now finished. It had to be a virtual event, given the present circumstances, and could be accessed online only. GLCC and its members made contributions to the agenda this year, with particular reference to the impact of the global pandemic on lung cancer patients and their […]
The Initiatives in Lung Cancer Care (ILC2) program is a flagship project of the Lung Ambition Alliance. Each year, it provides support to organisations offering projects to transform lung cancer patient care and improve the patient experience. Selected projects, awarded in 2020 and 2021, received a total of nearly $2M. ILC2 projects span the globe, […]
From the Lung Ambition Alliance 12th April 2021: The ILC2 program continues to fund innovative, promising and proven projects to close the gaps in the patient experience of lung cancer care. Now we are announcing the latest awarded projects from Round 2 applications. Read about their #lungambition: https://www.lungambitionalliance.com/improved-quality-care/initiatives-in-lung-cancer-care.html
Data from a 17-country study carried out by GLCC to be presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference