Pathology Committee | IASLC

Pathology Committee

Established in 1982, the IASLC Pathology Committee has been long responsible for the association's pathology projects - including the production of atlases and the development of meetings.

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Committee Background

For more than 35 years, the IASLC Pathology Committee has played a fundamental role in fulfilling core aspects of the association's mission.

The committee is an acting working group of like-minded individuals who produce publications, offer guidance for the organization's annual slate of meetings and help establish the IASLC as an international leader in the clinical and scientific aspects of lung cancer pathology.

Committee Priorities

  • Provide international leadership in the clinical and scientific aspects of lung cancer pathology
  • Contribute to various projects, publications and the organization of IASLC's annual meetings
  • Integrate its work with other specialties, such as surgery, oncology, radiation therapy and more
  • Assist in the development of major publications in the field of lung and thoracic cancer

Pathology Resources

The IASLC Pathology Committee is committed to assisting the association with producing the highest-quality resources - intended to be used by both health care specialists and the general public alike. Below, you will find links to a variety of publications and other digital resources that can be freely downloaded. 

Committee Contributions and Milestones

Since its founding in 1982, the IASLC Pathology Committee has made a series of major contributions to the development of the discipline and the overall treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. 

In an effort to encapsulate this work, the IASLC has compiled an interactive infographic that traces both the work of the committee and select landmark events in the field of pathology. 

View the Infographic

Committee Chairs: 1982-Present