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European Lung Cancer Conference - ELCC 2015
The 1st Announcement is now available for the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Denver, Colorado, USA September 6-9, 2015.
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Grand Rounds Session #10 - Early Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is proud to announce the annual IASLC Fellowship and Young Investigators Programs.
IASLC International Mentorship Program
The IASLC Multidisciplinary Approach to Thoracic Oncology
IASLC November Lung Cancer Awareness Month
IASLC is asking its members to engage with local media and advocacy groups to help bring light to this devastating disease, and will be providing some resources for you to use during November. These resources will be communicated to members via the Member Newsletter and dedicated email communications during November, along with a social media campaign to gain awareness among the public. IASLC and the lung cancer advocacy community will be using #LCAM14 on social media to consolidate efforts during November. For more information on how you can become more active in helping bring attention to Lung Cancer, contact, Rob Mansheim, IASLC Director of Communications or visit our advocacy page online at www.iaslc.org.
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Novel software application can stratify early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients into risk categories based on analysis of computed tomography images.
IASLC Member JTO Online Access and Searchable Member Directory
Occasionally, some members may have difficulty accessing JTO online articles. IASLC has instituted a member portal that allows members to access JTO online articles with your IASLC member login and password, without having to go to the JTO site. Please follow the link below to access the JTO directly from IASLC’s member website. This also allows you access to the IASLC Searchable Online Member Directory, and edit member details. To access the member portal, click the link below and login, using your IASLC username/email and password. You can then access the JTO articles, or search the directory by name, location, and primary specialty. If you have forgotten your IASLC password, please click the link below and use the "Forgot Password" option. Login to Member Directory and JTO Access
2015 Member Registration Opens November 15th
We encourage all members to renew early so we can ensure you have no interruption of benefits or JTO delivery and online access. Please review the single-year and multi-year options available to you!
Welcome New IASLC Members for October:
Regent Names: Norihiko Ikeda, MD, PhD – Thoracic Surgery (Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan) and Shuji Sakai, MD – Radiation Oncology (Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan)
Region Covered: Japan
The IASLC has historically had strong membership from Japan, and there is a strong partnership between IASLC and the Japan Lung Cancer Society (JLCS). Staff from the Tokyo Medical University assist JLCS members with IASLC membership administration, translations, and other communications. In partnership with JLCS, IASLC offers JLCS members who are new to IASLC a special introductory membership rate of $125.00, which is half off the Regular membership rate.
The JLCS, founded in 1960 and with 7,400 members, is the Japanese organization most related to the IASLC in Japan. There are currently over 650 IASLC members in Japan and the JLCS encourages members to participate in the IASLC and its activities. The IASLC newsletter is translated into Japanese by a dedicated JLCS committee and distributed to all JLCS members with registered e-mail addresses. Also, IASLC Workshops have frequently been held during the Annual Meetings of the JLCS, and guest speakers are selected from among members of the IASLC Board or other outstanding members of the IASLC. The Boards of both organizations, Regents of the IASLC in conjunction with the International Committee of the JLCS attract Japanese lung cancer specialists to participate in IASLC by officially explaining the various advantages of IASLC membership and encourage them to attend the WCLC.
The 55th Annual Meeting of the Japan Lung Cancer Society is to take place in Kyoto, Japan on November 14-16, 2014. If members in Japan have any questions, they may contact IASLC Regents Norihiko Ikeda (email@example.com), Shuji Sakai (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yoshimi Hirose (email@example.com) or IASLC Membership (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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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