Lung cancer research and clinical trials

Research is looking into all aspects of lung cancer and aims to improve tests, treatment, and ways of coping with symptoms and side effects.

Research into causes of lung cancer

Find out about the latest UK research into the possible causes of lung cancer.

Research into lung cancer early diagnosis and screening

Researchers are looking at better ways to diagnose lung cancer. And to diagnose more lung cancers at an early stage.

Research into treatment for lung cancer

Find out about research and clinical trials looking at treatments for lung cancer.

Research into living with lung cancer

Researchers are looking into helping people with lung cancer have the best quality of life. 



What clinical trials are

Trials aim to find out if a new test or treatment is safe and better than those currently available.

Before you take part

Find out about what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.

Find a clinical trial

Our clinical trials database has information about UK clinical trials for lung cancer and summaries of trial results.

Our Research

Find out how our researchers are discovering new ways to tackle lung cancer.
Last reviewed: 
17 Dec 2019
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