Diagnosing cancer at its earliest and most treatable stages is vital to help more people survive their cancer. But it requires having enough NHS staff in place.
The roll-out of mobile NHS scanners will save lives from lung cancer. But staff shortages, stop smoking services and treatment inequalities can’t be ignored.
The first clinical trial testing Owlstone’s Breath Biopsy® technology on a range of cancer types is now open.
Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.
Researchers are trying to diagnose lung cancer early through screening, and studying if the benefits of early detection outweigh the harms.
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.