Blogs


by Professor Robert Rintoul, chair of the UKLCC’s clinical advisory group, and Professor of Thoracic Oncology, University of Cambridge

Prior to the pandemic, real progress was being made in raising five-year lung cancer survival rates in the UK. However, COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on early diagnosis of lung cancer and…

by Martin Grange – Chair, UKLCC

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare professionals across the NHS went to extraordinary lengths to keep patients as safe as possible. This was especially important in lung cancer, where…

by Martin Grange – Chair, UK Lung Cancer Coalition / Professor Mick Peake OBE – outgoing Chair, Clinical Advisory Group / Dr Robert Rintoul – incoming Chair, Clinical Advisory Group

Whilst the overall outcomes for lung cancer across the world remain poor compared to many other cancers, and survival of patients in the UK has consistently been shown to be worse than in many…

by Martin Grange – Chair, UK Lung Cancer Coalition

Over the last six months the world has changed beyond recognition as people and organisations have adapted to lockdowns, social distancing and working remotely. The NHS has been remarkably adept…

by Martin Grange – Chair, UK Lung Cancer Coalition / Dr Robert Rintoul – incoming Chair UKLCC Clinical Advisory Group

We are delighted and proud to announce that Professor Mick Peake has been awarded an OBE for his services to medicine in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Without a doubt, lung cancer…

by Professor Mick Peake, Clinical Lead UKLCC Clinical Advisory Group

Understanding what is happening in clinical practice and how this is affecting patient outcomes depends on having first-class data collection and reporting.  Consequently, the UKLCC welcomed the…

by Developed by the Lung Cancer Clinical Expert Group

At the time of writing, the COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to place unprecedented pressure on the NHS. The trend in the number of deaths reported with COVID-19 infection matches those reported…

by Dr Matt Evison

Lung cancer is the biggest cause of premature death in Greater Manchester. The Multi-Disciplinary Lung Cancer Team, led by Dr Richard Booton at the North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital,…

by Professor Mick Peak and Mr Richard Steyn

Lung cancer is by far the UK’s biggest cancer killer1, causing more deaths in males and females than breast and bowel cancer combined2.  Despite this, we know that lung…