Adapted from the Lung Ambition Alliance website. The GLCC is one of the founding partners of the LAA, whose aim is to transform patient care for people diagnosed with lung cancer. The challenge There remains considerable variation in the management of lung cancer around the world. Access for patients to important diagnostics, treatments and support […]
COVID-19 has, and continues to have, a massive impact on lung cancer patients and the organisations that support them. The GLCC recognised this and commissioned surveys of people living with lung cancer in order to gather data to help better understand the needs and challenges of patients globally. On Friday 9 September, at the (online) […]
The 2021 IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer event begins on Wednesday 8 September. As with the delayed 2020 conference, this will be a virtual event, due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant restrictions. You can access the conference via the website here: wclc2021.iaslc.org The GLCC will be making two […]
The Global Lung Cancer Coalition is the voice of lung cancer patients worldwide. We stand shoulder to shoulder with everyone affected by lung cancer on World Lung Cancer Day – and every day. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women, according to the latest GLOBOCAN figures. World Lung […]
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 […]