61P - The provision of EBUD-TBNA services across a UK lung cancer network; a report from the greater Manchester and Cheshire lung cancer network EBUS sub-...

Date 28 March 2014
Event ELCC 2014
Session Lunch and poster display session
Topics Imaging, Diagnosis and Staging
Lung and other Thoracic Tumours
Presenter Matthew Evison
Citation Journal of Thoracic Oncology (2014) 9 (Supplement 9): S7-S52. 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000131
Authors M. Evison1, P. Crosbie1, J. Martin1, P. Barber1, R. Booton2
  • 1North West Lung Centre, University Hospital South Manchester, M23 9LT - Manchester/UK
  • 2Institute Of Inflammation And Repair, University of Manchester, M13 9PL - Manchester/UK


Given the variability in lung cancer outcomes across the UK and the explosion of EBUS-TBNA services in recent years, there is a need to ensure timely and equitable access to quality assured EBUS-TBNA services for lung cancer patients. This report describes how a large cancer network in England is taking steps towards achieving this aim.