Our research

We've been leading research into all lung conditions for over 30 years. Today, it remains at the heart of what we do.

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10,000

People get a new diagnosis of lung disease every week 

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Every 5 minutes

somebody dies from lung disease.

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Over 700,000

hospital admissions a year are due to lung disease

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1,200,000

people live with diagnosed COPD

read more about our COPD research
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114,000

people are told they have COPD each year

read more about our COPD research
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£ 3,123,325

total spend on all projects

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32,500

people live with IPF

read more about our IPF research
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8,000

people are told they have IPF each year

read more about our IPF research
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£ 3,170,655

total spend on all projects

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2,697

new cases of mesothelioma in the UK per year.

read more about our mesothelioma research
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2,496

deaths from mesothelioma in the UK per year.

read more about our mesothelioma research
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£ 8,628,025

total spent funding mesothelioma research. 

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46,000

people are told they have lung cancer each year

read more about our lung cancer research
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85,000

people live with diagnosed lung cancer

read more about our lung cancer research
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£ 2,099,043

total spend on all projects

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108,000

children a year are admitted to hospital with lung disease

find out more on children's research
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262

children under 14 die from lung disease each year

find out more on children's research
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£ 2,459,664

total spend on all projects

 

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