Update on 25 May 2021
Recruitment of participants into the SUMMIT study, the largest lung cancer screening study in Europe, has been completed with a total 13,035 north and east London residents taking part.
For more information on the SUMMIT study please visit the UCLH website.
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UCLH is carrying out the SUMMIT Study to detect lung cancer early using low-dose CT (LDCT) screening of at-risk individuals and to support development of a new blood test for early detection of multiple cancer types.
The SUMMIT Study, which began in spring 2019, has two aims: to detect lung cancer early using the proven method of low-dose CT (LDCT) screening of at-risk individuals; and to support development of a new blood test for early detection of multiple cancer types, including lung cancer. In addition, the study will provide evidence to inform a potential future national lung cancer screening programme. The study has so far recruited over 12,000 people aged 55-77 with a smoking history from north and east London.
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