Lung cancer

Aim of task force

To produce a statement on various aspects of quality in thoracic oncology care.

Patient input

The Patient Advisory Group brought together for the lung cancer Patient Priorities pilot project provided input to this Task Force and their views were incorporated into the final statement.

Summary

ERS Statement on harmonised standards for lung cancer registration and lung cancer services in Europe was published in the European Respiratory Journal in October 2018. It highlights the need for a single dataset for use in pan-European data collection, as well as a manual of standards for European lung cancer services.