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‘My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked’

In December my younger sister Sarah died of lung cancer, two years after first being diagnosed. She had led an admirably healthy life, didn’t drink and had never smoked. The disease seemed to come out of nowhere, shattering the life of

Study uncovers healthcare disparities among octogenarians and nonagenarians with advanced lung cancer

A new study reveals that, among patients of advanced age with stage III lung cancer, African Americans and individuals who live in lower income areas are more likely to not receive any treatment. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

A life-extending lung cancer drug will be made immediately available to NHS patients in England, say advisers. Campaigners, including the late Sunday Times restaurant critic AA Gill, have repeatedly called for access to the pioneering immunotherapy, which can add months to