Helping Lung Cancer

Patients Through Research

London Lung Cancer Alliance

About Us

The London Lung Cancer Alliance (LLCA) is a consortium of leading London research institutes and hospitals currently chaired by Professor Michael Seckl, Head of Molecular Oncology at Imperial College London and oncology consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

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London Lung Cancer Alliance
London Lung Cancer Alliance
London Lung Cancer Alliance
London Lung Cancer Alliance

What we do

The London Lung Cancer Alliance (LLCA) will also build on the basic science research going on in London to drive a new level of understanding, organisation and collaboration.


Biomarkersss to enable targeted treatments


Resistance mechanisms in lung cancer


Novel trials


Early detection and prevention

Our Team

LLCA scientific/clinical leads include:
Professor Michael Seckl
Imperial College London
Michael Seckl trained in medicine at UCL/UCLH gaining a BSc in immunology in 1983 and… Read More
Professor William Cookson
Imperial College London
William Cookson is Professor of Genomic Medicine at Imperial College London and Head of Respiratory… Read More
Professor Julian Downward
The Francis Crick Institute
Associate Research Director, The Francis Crick Institute Julian Downward obtained his bachelor’s degree in Natural… Read More
Mr Eric Lim
Imperial College London
Mr Eric Lim the Chair of the UK Thoracic Surgery Research Collaborative, Councillor of the… Read More
Professor Tony Ng
University College London
Professor Ng currently leads Tumour Immunology imaging project within the Breast Cancer Now Unit at… Read More
Dr Mary O’Brien
Consultant Medical Oncologist, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Dr O’Brien was born in Northern Ireland… Read More
Professor James Spicer
King’s College London
Professor Spicer is Consultant in Medical Oncology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Read More
Professor Poalo Vaneis
School of Public Health
Professor Paolo Vineis is Chair of Environmental Epidemiology at Imperial College, London and a leading… Read More