Case Study

Lung cancer screening in Japan

Lung cancer screening in Japan

Since 1987, Japan has offered chest X-ray screening to people aged 40 or older. However, LDCT screening in Japan is commonly performed on a voluntary basis.

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Meet our members: Witold Rzyman

Meet our members: Witold Rzyman

We speak to Witold Rzyman, Chief Surgeon at the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland.

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The Lung Cancer Policy Network’s statement on the EU Recommendation on cancer screening

The Lung Cancer Policy Network’s statement on the EU Recommendation on cancer screening

The Lung Cancer Policy Network welcomes the inclusion of lung cancer in the EU Council Recommendation and now looks towards the implementation of effective lung cancer screening programmes.

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Meet our members: Andrea Borondy Kitts

Meet our members: Andrea Borondy Kitts

We speak to Andrea Borondy Kitts, Patient Advocate, Rescue Lung Association in the US.

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Watch now: how and why the Lung Cancer Policy Network is tackling lung cancer

Watch now: how and why the Lung Cancer Policy Network is tackling lung cancer

Lung Cancer Policy Network members representing a range of locations and areas of expertise feature in this video.

Case Study

Lung cancer screening in Poland

Lung cancer screening in Poland

Poland has made important contributions to the lung cancer screening agenda in Europe.

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Watch now: ‘Towards implementation: momentum for lung cancer screening in the EU’ round table

Watch now: ‘Towards implementation: momentum for lung cancer screening in the EU’ round table

On 27 September 2022, the Lung Cancer Policy Network hosted a virtual round table on turning recommendations into implementation of lung cancer screening in the EU.

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EU draft recommendation on cancer screening: response from the Lung Cancer Policy Network

EU draft recommendation on cancer screening: response from the Lung Cancer Policy Network

The Lung Cancer Policy Network welcomes the inclusion of targeted lung cancer screening in the EU Commission’s draft recommendation, but would like to see some aspects of the proposal strengthened to fully reflect the evidence.

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UK National Screening Committee recommends introduction of targeted lung cancer screening

UK National Screening Committee recommends introduction of targeted lung cancer screening

The Lung Cancer Policy Network is pleased to see the UK National Screening Committee’s recent announcement in favour of targeted lung cancer screening.

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Now available: interactive map of lung cancer screening implementation

Now available: interactive map of lung cancer screening implementation

The Lung Cancer Policy Network is proud to announce the launch the interactive map of lung cancer screening implementation.

Case Study

The US national lung cancer screening programme

The US national lung cancer screening programme

There are over 4,000 sites in the US that offer annual LDCT screening as part of the national programme.

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Register now for ‘Towards implementation: momentum for lung cancer screening in the EU’

Register now for ‘Towards implementation: momentum for lung cancer screening in the EU’

Join the Lung Cancer Policy Network on 27 September for a virtual round table: turning recommendations into the implementation of lung cancer screening in the EU.