February 2015 Newsletter

Dear Colleagues,

Time is flying! The World Conference in Denver is coming closer, and we hope as many as possible will join us for this conference. Two of our global initiatives will be presented in Denver: the new staging system for lung cancer and thymic cancers, and the new WHO Multidisciplinary Histo-pathologic Classification.

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.

A letter was sent on behalf of the members of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the College on Problems with Drug Depende

IASLC sends a letter to the American Red Cross asking them to stop accepting money from the tobacco industry.

January 2015 Newsletter

This year, the results from two large IASLC projects will be presented. The IASLC Staging Committee, under the leadership of Dr. Rami-Porta, will present the new staging system for lung cancer,