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IASLC Exclusive Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Treatment of Lung Cancer Patients with Local or Locoregional Disease
April 28, 2020 | Online


This webinar, "Impact of COVID-19 on Treatment of Lung Cancer Patients with Local or Locoregional Disease," will be presented by IASLC surgical and radiation oncology experts. Faculty will address topics such as postponing surgery and/or radiation depending on the patient's SARS-CoV-2 status; post-surgery discharge time; operating suite preparation for a SARS-CoV-2 positive patient; surgery following neo adjuvant therapy; radiation fractionation schedule; adjuvant therapy; patient follow up; and options for patients when standard of care multidisciplinary approaches are not feasible. 

Time and Date: April 28, 2020 at 9:00AM EDT; 3:00PM CEST; 9:00PM HKT
Format: There will be two presentations followed by ample time for questions from the audience.

What you should expect to learn

At the conclusion of this webinar, learners will have improved their ability to make treatment decisions for patients with early stage lung cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and other physicians treating and managing lung cancer patients, as well as nurses, patients and advocates devoted to the care of lung cancer patients.


Hak Choy, MD, Dallas, Texas, United States  (Moderator)
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
The Nancy B. & Jake L. Hamon Distinguished Chair in Therapeutic Oncology Research
UT Southwestern Medical Center


Alan Sihoe, MD, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 
Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital


Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, FACR, FASCO, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Executive Director
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Lawrence W. Davis Professor and Chairman
Emory Department of Radiation Oncology
Group Chairman, NRG Oncology
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Chair in Cancer Research 


No one involved in the planning or presentation of this activity has disclosed a relevant financial relationship.

Planning Chair:
Francisco Suarez, MD, Chile

Planning Committee Members:
Hak Choy, MD, United States
Alan Sihoe, MD, Hong Kong
Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, FACR, FASCO, United States
Murry Wynes, PhD, United States
Chandra Belani, MD, United States
Kirsten Black, PhD, MPH, United States


IASLC CME Department