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Left to right: Emma Colliver, Dr William Hill and Dr Emilia Lim

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.  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. 

by Jacob Smith | Interview | 13 December 2022

13 December 2022

An image of a chest x-ray showing some signs of disease

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 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

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 25 November 2022

25 November 2022

Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers... Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers...

by Phil Prime | In depth | 13 December 2021

13 December 2021

We don't always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures. We don't always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 16 November 2018

16 November 2018

This entry is part 12 of 23 in the series Science Surgery

We look at new research measuring how much pollution we're exposed to on our commutes, particularly in London. We look at new research measuring how much pollution we're exposed to on our commutes, particularly in London.

by Rachel Orritt | Analysis | 3 March 2017

3 March 2017

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence. As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 24 November 2015

24 November 2015

We look at new research showing no link between dietary dioxins and breast cancer - but how does this fit into the wider debate on chemicals and cancer? We look at new research showing no link between dietary dioxins and breast cancer - but how does this fit into the wider debate on chemicals and cancer?

by Fiona Osgun | Analysis | 17 March 2015

17 March 2015