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BBC news interviews Sam Janes on SUMMIT study progress


CT scan catches 70% of lung cancers at early stage, NHS study finds

The SUMMIT study, led by Prof Sam Janes, has recruited smokers and ex-smokers aged 55-78 and offered them a CT scan. This has so far allowed identification of 180 cases of lung cancer. Of these, 70% were at potentially curable stages, demonstrating the relevance of early detection programmes.

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Sam Janes - SUMMIT study - early lung cancer detection

UK's biggest lung cancer study ‘could save up to 500 lives’

Professor Sam Janes talks about the SUMMIT study, a screening programme that aims to improve early detection for those without symptoms — increasing the chances of survival by catching the disease before it spreads.

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The SUMMIT Study

Professor Sam Janes, Head of the Lungs for Living Research Centre, explains the largest UK lung cancer screening study, which will be delivered by UCLH in collaboration with UCL and GRAIL. The SUMMIT study aims to provide lung cancer screening to a large at-risk population and to support the development of a blood test for early detection of multiple cancers.


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Helping patients make lung cancer scan decision through video and brochure

Dr Mamta Ruparel from Lungs for Living, UCL, talks about the  impact of a short video to promote informed decision-making in individuals taking part in a lung cancer screening demonstration pilot. Recorded at the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) Annual Conference 2018, Dublin.


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Lung Cancer Screening

This animated video has been made by experts to help patients decide if CT screening for lung cancer is right for them.

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Screening for lung cancer in the UK: progress and considerations

Dr Neal Navani (Lungs for Living, UCL Respiratory) highlights the need to consider smoking cessation within lung cancer screening programmes. Filmed at the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) Annual Conference 2018, Dublin.


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Smoking and lung cancer screening

Dr Neal Navani discusses issues surrounding smoking and lung cancer screening. Filmed at the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) Annual Conference 2018, Dublin.


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Earlier cancer diagnosis at UCLH

Professor Sam Janes from UCLH talks about the challenges with lung cancer and how the Cancer Vanguard is working to ensure earlier diagnosis, which can help save lives.


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