Lung cancer news

NICE lung cancer U-turn boosts NHS treatment options in England

A combination treatment for some patients with advanced lung cancer will soon be made available on the NHS in England.

Two targeted lung cancer drugs get initial ‘no’ for NHS in England

Patients with a certain type of lung cancer will not have access to two targeted cancer drugs on the NHS in England.

Inflammation and cancer: unravelling a 150-year-old mystery

Inflammation can prevent infections and helps repair injuries. But for people with long-term inflammatory conditions, it can sometimes lead to cancer.

Lung cancer immunotherapy approved for NHS patients in England

An immunotherapy drug will be made available on the NHS in England for certain people with lung cancer.

The immune system preys on growing lung cancers, forcing them to evolve to survive

Scientists are taking a leaf out of Darwin's evolutionary handbook to understand how lung cancer evolves.

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