Psychological impact of lung cancer screening using a novel antibody blood test followed by imaging: the ECLS randomized controlled trial. J Hancox, K Ayling, L Bedford, S Schembri, F S Mair, R Littleford, D Kendrick.  Read here

Earlier diagnosis of lung cancer in a randomised trial of an autoantibody blood test followed by imaging. Sullivan et al. Eur Respir J (2021) Read here

Unconditional and conditional monetary incentives to increase response to mailed questionnaires: A randomized controlled study within a trial (SWAT). Young et al. J Eval Clin Pract (2020)  Read here 

Determinants of motivation to quit in smokers screened for the early detection of lung cancer: A qualitative study Young et al. BMC Public Health (2018)  Read here

Primary care providers’ views on a future lung cancer screening program. O’Brien et al. Family Practice (2018) Read here
The effect of optimised patient information materials on recruitment in a lung cancer screening trial: an embedded randomised recruitment trial Parker et al. Trials (2018) Read here

Lung cancer screening: Does pulmonary nodule detection affect a range of smoking behaviours? Clark et al. Journal of Public Health (2018) Read here

Lung cancer CT screening: psychological responses in the presence and absence of pulmonary nodules. Clark et al. Lung Cancer (2018) Read here

Serum and blood based biomarkers for lung cancer screening: a systematic review Chu et al.  (2018)  Read here

Detection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT®-Lung Test (ECLS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Sullivan et al. BMC Cancer (2017)  Read here

Piloting electronic screening forms in primary care: findings from a mixed methods study to identify patients eligible for low dose CT lung cancer screening O’Brien et al. BMC Family Practice (2017) Read here
Factors influencing the decision to attend screening for cancer in the UK: a meta-ethnography of qualiative research Young et al. Jounral of Public Health (2017) Read here

Exploring recruitment barriers and facilitators in early cancer detection trials: the use of pre-trial focus groups das Nair et al. Trials (2014) Read here (2014)


FRIDAY, 25th JAN 2019 Tayside Cancer Research Symposium The second Tayside Cancer Research Symposium will be happening on Friday 25th January 2019 from 12.30 – 16.30 in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre at Ninewells Hospital. 

An RCT of the Detection of Autoantibodies to Tumor Antigens in Lung Cancer Using the EarlyCDT-Lung Test in Scotland (ECLS) in 12208 Study Subjects Sullivan et al. (2017) Read here

A Randomised Controlled Study of Lung Cancer Screening in Scotland Using the Detection of Autoantibodies to Tumour Antigens (EarlyCDT-Lung Test) Dorward et al. (2016) Read here

Testing the effectiveness of user-tested patient information on recruitment rates across multiple trials: meta-analysis of data from the Start programme Bower et al. Trials (2015) Read here

A new partnership with biomarker research: a randomised controlled trial of the detection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT-Lung test in Scotland (ECLS) Sullivan et al. European Journal of Cancer Care (2014)