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
Your chance to share your lung cancer patient experience – additional links now added
FairLife Lung Cancer Care joins the GLCC The GLCC is proud to offer a warm welcome to its latest member, FairLife Lung Cancer Care, a not-for-profit organisation established to benefit anyone affected by lung cancer in Greece. You can visit the FairLife LCC website here. It was set up in 2020 in memory of Simon Bell, […]
MAKING THE CASE FOR SCREENING We have compiled the latest evidence on lung cancer screening into one resource centre. You can find relevant studies, national policies and other guidelines for health professionals and patient materials. All guidelines and protocols can be accessed within our lung cancer Screening Resource microsite.
Lung cancer research and its impact The latest paper in our ongoing series of studies into worldwide lung cancer research has now been published. The impact of medical research is usually judged on the basis of citations in the serial literature. This new paper argues that a better test of its utility is through its […]
For the second year in a row, the GLCC are looking for participants willing to complete a short online survey about their experiences of treatment and care for their lung cancer. We are running this survey in 16 countries and hope to develop an understanding of the similarities and differences between patients’ experiences around the […]
The postponed 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer finally took place, shared globally from its host location in Singapore. It ran from Thursday 28 through to Sunday 31 January, but you can still view the sessions and presentations online by following this link. The virtual conference will remain available online until April 30, 2021 @ 17:00 […]
Special edition of the IASLC Lung Cancer News available here.