Lung Cancer: News and Information Roundup

The Christie Library and Knowledge Service Blog

November is lung cancer awareness month so we have put together some useful information for healthcare professionals.

Find the guidelines

  • NICE: Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12 / June 2015)
  • NICE: Lung cancer: diagnosis and management (CG121 / April 2011)
  • NICE: Lung cancer in adults (QS17 / March 2012)


  • CKS: Lung and pleural cancers – recognition and referral

Recent Publications:

25 by 25 : a ten year strategy to improve lung cancer survival rates

United Kingdom Lung Cancer Coalition (2016)


Behind the headlines

E-cigarettes ‘help thousands successfully quit smoking’

Wednesday 14th September 2016

The actual rise in successful quit attempts was just under 0.1% for each 1% rise in e-cigarette use. The study can’t prove using e-cigarettes is the direct reason for the improved rate of quit attempts as other confounding factors may have been involved.   Attempting to quit with e-cigarettes alone may not…

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