DENVER – Preoperative high-intensity interval training (HIIT) in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) improved aerobic performance in patients but failed to reduce early complications after tumor resection.

October 2016 Newsletter

Your IASLC has just partnered with the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO), chaired by IASLC Board of Directors member Yi-Long Wu, to present a joint IASLC-CSCO symposium.

DENVER – The timing of surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiation in patients with stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) affects the overall survival of patients receiving trimodality therapy.

DENVER – Malignant mesothelioma is a form of cancer that invades the lining of the lung or chest cavity and is often caused by exposure to carcinogenic mineral fibers such as asbestos and erionite (a natural mineral found in volcanic ash). The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is joining other organizations in support of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26 to raise greater public awareness for this disease.

September 2016 Newsletter

As I write this, we are in the midst of a successful Olympic games held in Rio de Janeiro, and looking forward to the IASLC's 7th Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer (LALCA).

DENVER – The combined use of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and immunohistochemistry (IHC) identified non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with rare or novel anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene rearrangements, not otherwise identified by FISH alone, that showed response to crizotinib treatment.