According to Cancer Research UK, 48,500 amazing new cases of lung cancer are reported each year, making lung cancer the most common cause of cancer death in the United Kingdom. During this National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, you can help prevent, cure, and treat lung disease and act to ensure that “one day, everyone breathes clean air with a healthy lung.” (British Lung Foundation, nd)
Maintaining optimal lung health is becoming increasingly important after a disastrous year of blockade, quarantine, and pandemics that have lost much of the normal pre-Covid life. However, due to the surge in pressure on the NHS, more than 30% of patients suffering from lung conditions felt that their appointments needed to be postponed or canceled to avoid a “burden” on the NHS. (British Lung Foundation-Task Force for Lung Health, nd)
National Lung Cancer Awareness Month is an exercise that promotes early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer by encouraging people to talk to the GP if any symptoms occur. There are awareness campaigns and more people are reporting symptoms, but to ensure that people who may have lung cancer receive lung cancer, the British Lung Foundation and the Roycastle Lung Cancer Foundation It is important to continue to support charitable organizations such as. The care and support they need.
What can we do to help?
From campaigns to reduce pollution and carbon dioxide emissions to fundraising and bake sales, there’s a lot you can do to raise awareness of lung cancer in November of this year.
Sell coffee and cake at school or at work to liven up your day and change the lives of lung cancer patients in the process
It helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality around the world by reducing car usage and meat consumption.
Educate people about the risks of active and second-hand smoke and how to reduce exposure to carcinogens
Donate to the British Lung Foundation using the link below.
For more information on how to support this National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, please visit the UK Lung Foundation website at:
UK Lung Foundation-Task Force for Lung Health, Task Force for Lung Health. [Online]
Available at https://www.blf.org.uk/taskforce/press-release/over-a-third-of-people-with-lung-conditions-felt-pressure-to-avoid-or-delay-seeking -process
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British Lung Foundation, nd British Lung Foundation. [Online]
Available at https://www.blf.org.uk/what-we-do
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National Lung Cancer Awareness Month-Schreoshi Khan, WCHS
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