Blogs


by Mr Richard Steyn, Chair of the UKLCC

For the last ten years, lung cancer has consistently been the UK’s biggest cancer killer. 1,2 In 2014 alone, it was the cause of almost 35,900 deaths,3 which is more than breast4 and bowel cancers…

by Professor Mick Peake 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…

by Mr Richard Steyn, Chair of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition

The UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC) is today proud to publish Ten years on in lung cancer: the changing landscape of the UK’s biggest cancer killer.  This milestone report marks…

by Emma Greenwood, Head of Policy Development, Cancer Research UK

New data recently published on Cancer Research UK’s local cancer statistics website (www.cruk.org/localstats) has revealed that 1,800…

by Richard Steyn, Chair of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition

As the UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC), we recognise the importance and need to drive policy and service change not only in England – but across the UK nations. 

Today, parliamentarians…

by Richard Steyn, Chair of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition

The United Kingdom Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC) is committed to providing a voice for lung cancer patients and carers, and ensuring that high quality, patient-centred services are readily…

by Lynsey Conway, UKLCC Communications Consultant

For the past three years, the British Lung Foundation (BLF) has been campaigning to introduce a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. Adults can make their own lifestyle choices but…

by Naomi Horne, Macmillan Lead Lung Cancer Nurse, Llandough Hospital

Lung cancer nurse specialists provide a vital role in caring for lung cancer patients and their families – yet they are often overstretched and their roles are being squeezed.

by Mr Richard Steyn - Chair, UKLCC

Today sees the launch of the next phase of Public Health England’s Be Clear on Cancer campaign which aims to make people aware of the symptoms of lung cancer and encourage them to visit…

by Dr Mick Peake

It is commonly acknowledged that lung cancer patients get a raw deal when compared to other cancer patients. Despite accounting for more than a fifth of all UK cancer deaths, lung cancer receives…