Lung cancer victim Joan Burnby died on St Stephen’s Day 2014, just six months after first feeling unwell. She never smoked, was not overweight and always looked after her health.

Cliff Burnby met his wife Joan when they were both still in their teens. They went on to have three children together and now, in his mid-40s, the Dub(...)

One-in-five people in Ireland have less sympathy for someone with lung cancer compared with another cancer patient, according to a new survey. The Ir(...)

Mary McElligott: “I couldn’t believe it, because I was actually very healthy.” Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus Ltd ©

These days lung cancer has become so inextricably linked with smoking that you’d be forgiven for thinking it is exclusively a smokers’ disease. (...)