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Become a member​

The purpose of LuCE is to be the voice of people impacted by lung cancer at a European level. We are a non-profit association that provides a platform for organisations supporting people affected by lung cancer. We advocate and network to improve outcomes for the community and our vision is to be an equal stakeholder in the community so nobody dies from lung cancer.

Our key challenges and objectives are:

  • Contribute to improve the early diagnosis of lung cancer
  • Enhance our network by improving internal communication and engage potential new members
  • Advocate for equality of access to treatment and care across Europe
  • Improve the skills and build capacity among our community to increase the presence and relevance of lung cancer patient advocates
  • Reduce lung cancer stigma

Why become a member?​

LuCE represents our members’ voice at the European level.

LuCE membership benefits:

  • Become part of a strong collaborative network of patient advocates
  • Access our capacity building and educational programs, and patient materials to increase your organisation’s outreach and sustainability
  • Share our network of partners and stakeholders
  • Access evidence-based reports and position papers to improve your advocacy efforts at a national and regional level
  • Access and contribute expertise for the benefit people impacted by lung cancer
Is my organisation eligible for LuCE membership?

LuCE offers two types of membership:

  • Full membership is open domestic and foreign non-profit active lung cancer specific groups, including online groups, which have a focus on people from countries in the WHO European region. Full Members are eligible to vote, nominate and elect the members of the Executive Board. Further, full members may submit proposals for projects and activities to the Executive Board for consideration.
  • Associate membership is open to domestic and foreign non-profit groups, individuals or health care professionals with an interest in lung cancer, which do not meet the criteria for full membership. Associate Members are not eligible to vote, nominate or elect the members of the Executive Board. However, Associated Members are entitled to attend the General Assembly and may submit proposals for projects and activities to the Executive Board for consideration.

There is a membership fee of 100€ per year for full members and 25€ per year for associated members and non-registered organisations.

Further information on LuCE membership and its constitution can be consulted at the Articles of Association of Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE)

How can you apply for LuCE membership?

If your organization meets the membership criteria, LuCE will require you to submit the form below:

    Application letter stating that your organisation wants to join Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) and accepts its Constitution (REQUIRED)

    A registered copy of your Constitution/Statutes

    An official Registry document of your organisation