International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Hosts Press Briefing on Thursday, Sept. 9

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Hosts Press Briefing on Thursday, Sept. 9

Press Release
Sep 09, 2021

Chris Martin, IASLC Media Relations | [email protected] | 630.670.2745

What: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer Press Briefing featuring abstracts from the Presidential Symposium

When: September 9 2021, 9 a.m.GMT/10 a.m. CDT/11 a.m. EDT

About: Each IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer highlights the best in lung cancer research. Like the previous two meetings, this conference will be virtual.  Each press briefing will be moderated by an IASLC member and include an IASLC Patient Research Advocate, to provide a unique perspective on how research may affect patients coping with lung cancer.

Zoom link:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88304099531


Moderator: Paul E. Van Schil, MD, PhD
Panelists:
Melissa L. Johnson, MD
PL02.01: Durvalumab ± tremelimumab + chemotherapy as first-line treatment for mNSCLC: results from the Phase 3 POSEIDON study

Luis Paz-Ares, MD, PhD
PL02.03: Lurbinectedin/doxorubicin versus CAV or topotecan in relapsed SCLC patients: Phase III randomized ATLANTIS trial

Nasser K. Altorki, MD
PL02.05: Characterization of Stage IB-IIIA NSCLC Patients by Type and Extent of Therapy Prior to Adjuvant Atezolizumab

Christine D. Berg, MD
PL02.07: Global variability in lung cancer deaths attributable to air pollution

Matthew Smeltzer, PhD, MS
PL02.09: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Study of the Impacts of COVID-19 on International Lung Cancer Clinical Trials

Upal Basu Roy, PhD, MS, MPH
Patient Research Advocate

  • Press briefings will be conducted via Zoom and recordings will be sent after the briefing concludes.
  • Embargoes: abstracts that are part of the press program will be embargoed for beginning of each day’s press briefing. The IASLC reserves the right to change an embargo to account for a journal publication or other issues.
  • Media Registration: If you have not registered to cover the meeting, visit https://wclc2021.iaslc.org/

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