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IASLC Workshop in Lung Cancer Clinical Research 

 

May 17-20, 2017 | Costa Rica 

New Issue of the IASLC Lung Cancer News - Now Available!

IASLC 17th World Conference
on Lung Cancer (WCLC)

 

 

IASLC 18th World Conference on
Lung Cancer

October 15-18, 2017 | Yokohama, Japan

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Featured Science and Communiqués

Radiotherapy for Invasive Breast Cancer Increases the Risk of Second Primary Lung Cancer

East Asian female breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy have a higher risk of developing second primary lung cancer.

Lower Incidence of Esophagitis in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing Definitive Radiation Therapy

Elderly non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients undergoing definitive radiation have a lower incidence of esophagitis compared to younger patients and tolerate aggressive standard treatment regimens.

Advanced Stage NSCLC Patients Receiving Treatment Have Better OS than Untreated Patients

DENVER – Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with advanced disease receiving standard of care treatment have a higher overall survival (OS) than similar patients not receiving treatment.

Histologic Classification Impacts the Efficacy of SBRT Treatment in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SqCC) have a significantly higher rate of local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) than other NSCLC histological subtypes.