June 2017 Newsletter

Lung cancer developments continue at an amazing pace.

DENVER – Capturing and summarizing the remarkable progress in lung cancer prevention, diagnosis, staging and treatment in 2016, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) announces the second annual publication of “Scientific Advances in Thoracic Oncology,” available online now and in the August 2017 issue of the IASLC’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO).

DENVER – The field of lung cancer is changing rapidly, with new discoveries, novel trials and changes in the standard of care happening at an extraordinary rate.

May 2017 Newsletter

I am personally committed to making the IASLC as effective as possible at accomplishing its mission of reducing the impact of thoracic cancers worldwide.

Robert L. Comis, MD, passed away suddenly in his home on May 10, 2017. He was 71.

Geneva, Switzerland, 05 May 2017 – White blood cell counts can predict whether or not lung cancer patients will benefit from immunotherapy, according to research presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC).