Our Objectives

Our Objectives

LuCE aims to raise awareness about inequities regarding the access to lung cancer treatment and care in Europe. Moreover, it advocates European policies that will lead to improvements in lung cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and care.

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Our Members

Our Members

Lung Cancer Europe provides a European platform for national lung cancer patient advocacy groups and supports the establishment of those groups in countries where such groups do not yet exist. Our member organisations and associate members come from all over Europe.

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Our Diagnosis

Our Diagnosis

Lung cancer is literally the biggest cancer killer worldwide – causing more deaths than breast and prostate cancer put together all over the world. Read more about our diagnosis, types and stages of lung cancer, treatments and clinical trials, but also how to cope with lung cancer.

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Launch event of the LuCE Report on “Experiences and quality of life of people impacted by lung cancer in Europe”

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) will held the virtual launch of the 6th LuCE Report on “Experiences and quality of life of people impacted by lung cancer in Europe” to be held 30th November, 10.00-11.30 AM CET. This year, Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) conducted a study focusing on the experiences and challenges of people with lung cancer and their caregivers, in […]

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Get Checked! – Virtual launch event on 1st November 2021

Advancement in lung cancer research has provided greater insights into the disease allowing for the development of new treatments which can provide improved outcomes for those living with lung cancer. Despite this, lung cancer remains amongst the highest contributor to cancer related deaths in Europe, responsible for almost 1 in every 5 of all cancer-related deaths. It is well known […]

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6th edition of the LuCE Report: Survivorship and quality of life of people impacted by lung cancer in Europe

This is an annual initiative led by lung cancer patient organisations, with the purpose of raising awareness regarding the main challenges faced by people impacted by this disease across Europe. Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) conducted a study focusing on the experiences and challenges of people with lung cancer and their caregivers, in their everyday life, their lifestyle and future plans […]

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Open letter: Increasing the early diagnosis of lung cancer in Europe: an essential milestone to tackle the biggest cancer killer

Dear MEPs, The European Respiratory Society (ERS), together with the undersigned 27 organisations, urges you to take into account the importance of lung cancer early diagnosis in achieving the goals of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan while discussing the draft report which will be presented tomorrow in the BECA Committee. Read the open letter (pdf)

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