A Lung Cancer Biomarker

An ACED Research Project Exemplar

Interrogating Inflammation and Immunology Markers in EDx: A Lung Cancer Biomarker

Lead: Dr Phil Crosbie, University of Manchester


Collaborators: Prof. Caroline Dive, Dr Elaine Kilgour


Project Summary

This infrastructure award utilises ~£4m of NHS infrastructure to collect biological samples, radiology and from patients within the underserved populations of Greater Manchester undergoing lung screening. This builds on historic success of the Scans in Vans project (2016-17) where over 2500 people were screened for lung cancer.


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About ACED Manchester

ACED is a £55 million partnership between world-leading early detection institutes and organisations dedicated to improving the early detection of cancer.

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