ILCA: The Irish Lung Cancer Alliance


Create a network of clinical and translational lung cancer researchers, and provide them with a platform to foster development of investigator-led clinical trials and national collaborative studies.


Improve the lives of patients with lung cancers, through expansion and innovation in clinical and translational research in Ireland.

More about the ILCA:

  • The ILCA  is a group of clinical and translational lung cancer researchers.
  • It was established in late 2020 by Dr Jarushka Naidoo. 
  • The group has virtual meetings every 6-8 weeks where members present on their latest lung cancer research. 
  • Researchers interested in joining the ILCA can contact


Irish Lung Cancer Community:

  • The the Irish Lung Cancer Community (ILCC) is a newly established lung cancer patient advocacy group. 
  • The group was established by some of the ILCA members. 

ILCC contact details are:

Twitter – @LungCommunity

Email –

Facebook – Search for Irish Lung Cancer Community (ILCC)


ILCA founder

Dr Jarushka Naidoo is Chair of the Cancer Trials Ireland Lung DSSG & Consultant Medical Oncologist at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Dr Naidoo’s research interests are immunotherapy for lung cancer and clinical trials.

Previous ILCA presentations: