Current research into lung cancer

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Saving lives through our research

Lung cancer is one of four ‘hard to treat’ cancers outlined as a priority in our 2014 strategy. This means we are increasing funding for research in this area, and we recently established a Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence at Manchester and UCL. Below are some other examples of how our researchers are tackling lung cancer right now.

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