Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, with around 48,500 people diagnosed each year. There are two main types of lung cancer – small cell lung cancer and non small cell lung cancer – depending on how the cells look under the microscope.
The main symptoms are a cough, shortness of breath and weight loss.
Up to 14% of people with lung cancer in the UK have never smoked. New research funded by us reveals why non-smokers face delays in getting diagnosed with lung cancer
In November 2021, Cancer Research UK Chief Clinician, Professor Charles Swanton, visited our longstanding corporate partner ScottishPower at their headquarters…
Finding lung cancer early makes it much easier to treat. Dr Samantha Quaife, an expert in lung screening, explains how it can save lives and fight inequality.
Today, we’ve announced TRACERx EVO, a new programme that builds on the discoveries made in the world’s largest long-term lung study, TRACERx.
Research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership has found a link between cancer policy consistency over time and survival for six cancer types
Today, the UK National Screening Committee has recommended introducing a targeted lung cancer screening programme across the UK, for those…
A long-term study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked.
Our researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that patients who are at a higher risk of their lung cancer returning can be identified by a personalised blood test.
Hope for patients with early-stage lung cancer as new treatment approved for use on NHS England.