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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.
Ian Walker describes how with swift political action we could prevent thousands of cancer deaths every year.
Ian Walker reminds us why we need to keep our ‘pedal to the metal’ when it comes to further government policy intervention on smoking tobacco
According to a new report, England has slipped further off track for its smokefree 2030 goal. Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – it’s now up to the Government to protect my son.
The UK government is almost a decade behind achieving its target for England to be smokefree by 2030, a new report reveals.
We chatted to three researchers working on TRACERx, Dr Emilia Lim, Dr William Hill and Emma Colliver about their work, what a day in their lives looks like, and how their paths have led to where they are today.
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.
From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 7 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer.