SUMMIT study in the news again
03 July 2019
The CTC-coordinated lung cancer study SUMMIT is once again generating headlines, the most recent of which has been published in today's Evening Standard. 

SUMMIT, which is looking to recruit 50,000 Londoners to be screened for lung cancer by the end of next year, caught the attention of the press when it was announced to the public in December 2018. This week, chief investigator Professor Sam Janes told the Standard about the study's life-saving potential:

'We believe we will probably save between 250 and 500 lives during the study. That will be largely from detecting lung cancers when they’re curable. I see 10 people in my afternoon clinic and know that probably seven or eight of them will be dead within a year because the cancer has spread and is incurable.'

Read the article in full here.

For more information about the study, visit the SUMMIT website.


(Image: chief investigator of the SUMMIT study, Professor Sam Janes)


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