Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is dedicated to defeating lung cancer

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Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is dedicated to defeating lung cancer. Ultimately the Foundation are working towards implementing a screening programme across the UK.

The organisation also provides:

  • Helpline provides people affected by the disease with information and access to local lung cancer support services
  • Information groups meet monthly and provide an opportunity for people affected by lung cancer to come along and chat with others in a similar position
  • In depth web-based lung cancer information, along with their internet discussion forum and blogging facility ensures that on-line information and support is available globally, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • The Foundation provides a voice for patients by supporting people affected by the disease, enabling them to help influence and improve lung cancer services
  • Provide stop smoking advice and support via Roy Castle Fag Ends Stop
  • Smoking Service and website www.stopsmoking.org.uk
  • Working to prevent young people from starting to smoke, via research; the Kids Against Tobacco Smoke (KATS) programme www.roycastle/kats and the Anti Tobacco Youth Campaign (ATYC) www.roycastle/atyc
  • Offer workplace health promotion and lung cancer prevention vial the Look After Your Lungs (LAYL) programme
  • Train health care professionals in a variety of tobacco control, lung cancer and health related issues
  • Work to influence politicians and all those who make decisions, which impact on lung cancer and all those affected by it
  • Campaign extensively both to ensure fewer people develop this disease and also for more research, so that those who do, get the best possible treatment and care and the greatest chance of beating it.

additional information:

Head office is based at:
4 – 6 Enterprise Way
Wavetree Technology Park
Liverpool L13 1FB

Email: foundation@roycastle.org

Address

98 Holm Street
Glasgow
G2 6SY

Phone: 0333 323 7200 (option2)
Website: http://www.roycastle.org
Email: info@roycastle.org
Fax: 0141 428 3328

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