MEDIA ALERT: Global Lung and Thoracic Cancer Experts Meet in Barcelona, Spain for the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer – Sept. 7-10, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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Chris Martin
Vice President, Public Relations
CMartin@DavidJamesGroup.com | 630-670-2745

Becky Bunn, MSc
IASLC Director, Public Relations
Becky.Bunn@IASLC.org | 720-325-2946

May 29, 2019

MEDIA ALERT:
Global Lung and Thoracic Cancer Experts Meet in Barcelona, Spain for the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer – Sept. 7-10, 2019

What: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will host the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Sept. 7-10, 2019, in Barcelona, Spain.

The IASLC WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated solely to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, convening more than 7,000 researchers, physicians, nurses, patients and advocates from more than 100 countries. The conference features the best and brightest minds in the field and consists of presentations on groundbreaking research in next generation treatment, educational sessions on the latest trends in prevention and early detection, panel discussions on tobacco cessation efforts, and more. The program is available here.

The four-day conference will cover a wide range of disciplines with invited talks, formal research studies, clinical trial results and hands-on workshops. There will be more than 2,000 presentations and 17+ specialized tracks. The IASLC 2019 WCLC had a record number of abstracts submitted (more than 2,400) – foreshadowing what is sure to be an exciting year for clinical research results.

When: September 7-10, 2019

Where: Fira de Barcelona – Gran Via Venue, Barcelona, Spain
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona

Who: Surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, basic research scientists, nurses, allied health professionals, advocates, caregivers, patients and media partners will attend for the opportunity to learn and discuss groundbreaking research and progress with world-renowned experts in the field of lung cancer.

Interview Opportunities: Members of the media will have the opportunity to discuss advancements in lung cancer with IASLC WCLC leaders as well as with physicians and researchers who will be providing panel discussions, clinical trial results and other research developments. Members of the media will also have the opportunity to meet lung cancer survivors and to hear their inspirational stories.

Media Registration: For media guidelines and policies and to register for credentials, visit wclc2019.iaslc.org/press-media.

For More Information: Visit wclc2019.iaslc.org for more information, including a full schedule of conference events.

About the WCLC:

The WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, attracting more than 7,000 researchers, physicians and specialists from more than 100 countries. The goal is to increase awareness, collaboration and understanding of lung cancer, and to help participants implement the latest developments across the globe. The conference will cover a wide range of disciplines and unveil several research studies and clinical trial results. For more information, visit wclc2019.iaslc.org.

About the IASLC:

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is the only global organization dedicated solely to the study of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. Founded in 1974, the association's membership includes more than 6,500 lung cancer specialists across all disciplines in over 100 countries, forming a global network working together to conquer lung and thoracic cancers worldwide. The association also publishes the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the primary educational and informational publication for topics relevant to the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of all thoracic malignancies. Visit www.iaslc.org for more information. 

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About the Author

Chris Martin, Vice President, Public Relations