A blood test has been developed that could save countless lives by improving early detection of lung cancer.
Trucks in supermarket car parks will offer lung cancer checks under a new scheme to be rolled out across England.
Nearly half of all lung cancer cases in Tayside are diagnosed at the last possible stage, reducing survival rates by 75%.
An existing cancer treatment could be used for a common form of lung cancer for which there is currently no specific treatment available, new research suggests.
A lung cancer survivor has had a second scare — just months after finishing the London Marathon.
Exposure to man-made chemicals killed more than 50,000 Britons in 2015, giving the UK one of the worst records of pollution death in Europe, a major study has found.
So-called “light” cigarettes with ventilated filters may have made smokers more vulnerable to what is now the most common form of lung cancer.
A potentially life-saving blood test has been developed that may allow doctors to spot signs of lung cancer up to five years before the disease shows up on traditional scans.
Almost half of lung cancer cases and a quarter of breast cancer cases in Tayside are diagnosed in the most advanced stage of the disease.
A LEADING health expert in Tayside has revealed how a landmark new treatment, which will be offered to some lung cancer patients in the area, could help to prolong people’s lives.