February 2015 Newsletter
GAIN City of Hope - March 13
GAIN Mayo Clinic - POSTPONED
European Lung Cancer Conference - ELCC 2015
16th World Conference on Lung Cancer - Abstract Submission and Registration Open
WCLC IASLC International Mentorship Program – Deadline April 15, 2015
Past webinars are available online!
15th Annual IASLC Targeted Therapies of the Treatment of Lung Cancer Meeting Summary
IASLC 2014 Annual Report is Now Available - Read Online
IASLC Letter to the American Red Cross - IASLC sends a letter to the American Red Cross asking them to stop accepting money from the tobacco industry. Read the Letter
Online education tool helps bridge gaps in therapeutic decision-making for advanced NSCLC.
Mesothelioma in young people and women in southern Nevada likely the result of asbestos in the environment.
Not all EGFR mutations are the same when it comes to therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
The Dutch-Belgian NELSON lung cancer screening trial results are inferable for the general high-risk population.
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of two prominent and dedicated IASLC members this month.
Mark Green, MD: Mark Ronald Green, M.D., 70, an internationally renowned expert in lung cancer research and treatment, and member of IASLC for more than 20 years, passed away on February 23, 2015 following a battle with plasma cell leukemia. As remembered by colleague, Dr. Rogerio Lilenbaum “Mark Green was the consummate researcher – passionate, inquisitive, analytical, and unrelenting in the pursuit of excellence. Never one to compromise on the fundamentals, his contributions transformed the treatment of lung cancer and directly impacted on patients’ lives. Mark inspired an entire generation of clinical researchers and his premature departure leaves a vacuum in the hearts of everyone he has touched. He will be remembered as one of the greats - a true mentor and a mensch.” Read More
Jong Ho Park, MD, PhD - IASLC Regent for Korea: As Chief Thoracic Surgeon and Director of the Cancer Center at the Korea Cancer Center Hospital and IASLC Regent for Korea, Dr. Park had been a member of IASLC since the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Seoul, Korea, in 2007. Dr. Perk served as Chair of the IASLC Prevention, Screening and Early Detection Committee from 2009-2011. His contributions to the study and treatment of lung cancer, and his active contributions and service to IASLC will be greatly missed. On behalf of the IASLC Council of Regents, Gail Darling, MD, Chair, and the staff of IASLC offer condolences to Dr. Park's family members and colleagues. Read More
2015 Membership Cards
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Global Lung Cancer Coalition Launches Online Global Lung Cancer Atlas
WCLC 2015: Patient Advocacy Travel Awards
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) has opened the application process for lung cancer patient advocates to apply for Advocacy Travel Awards. Awardees receive a travel stipend, free conference registration, up to four nights’ accommodations, and a free IASLC Membership for 2016. “For the World Conference on Lung Cancer in 2015, we hope to engage and receive more applications from other regions of the world, including Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. We know that the cost of travel can be a deterrent, and we hope these travel awards will encourage more survivors and patient advocates from around the world to apply” says Glenda Colburn, chair of the IASLC Patient Advocacy Committee and a Director at Lung Foundation Australia. Read More
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