Former Welsh rugby star Jonathan Davies backs new campaign to improve lung cancer survival rates in Wales


Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related death in Wales

Survival from lung cancer in Wales is amongst the lowest in Europe, with Wales

Welsh rugby legend Jonathon Davies is filmed as part of the campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer in Wales.
Welsh rugby legend Jonathon Davies is filmed as part of the campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer in Wales.

ranking 28th out of 29 countries in a recent European survey of cancer survival. Survival from lung cancer improves the earlier it is diagnosed. Indeed the majority of people in Wales are diagnosed when their lung cancer is advanced which is associated with poor survival outcomes Campaign backed by Jonathan Davies who is the president of Cardiff Velindre Cancer Centre.  In this blog we present a new video when Jonathan Davies tells us about a new campaign to raise awareness and to call on the Welsh Government and Public Health Wales to improve current survival rates.


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