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The members of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) have selected their new Officers and Board of Directors. The new board members have 151 combined years involved in the IASLC and more than 250 years of experience in lung cancer research. David Carbone, MD, PhD, professor of Internal Medicine and director of the James Thoracic Center at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was elected President. He will serve as President-Elect until his term as President begins in 2015. David Gandara, MD, professor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, was elected Treasurer.

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) supports the draft lung cancer screening recommendations released by the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force. The Task Force announced Monday its draft recommendation statement on computed tomography (CT) screening.

We are now requesting application for this Fellowship award to be awarded in 2014. The goal is to reward scientific excellence and to encourage innovative investigations in the field of lung cancer prevention research and translational research with a potential impact on the management of lung cancer. The applications will be evaluated by a Scientific Review Panel; the deadline for submission of the application is October 1, 2013. A decision on applications will be reached by October 15, 2013.

June 2013

Election of IASLC officers and members of the Board of Directors are ongoing and the deadline is July 16, 2013.

The World Conference on Lung Cancer in Sydney is coming closer - October 27-30, 2013. A record high number, more than 2,300, of abstracts have been received for the conference and will now be evaluated by the Program Committee. Notification to the abstract authors is scheduled to July 26, 2013. Please, take advantage of the early registration with the deadline of August 2, 2013.

DENVER – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will host the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Oct. 27-30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.

May 2013

IASLC Election for officers and members of the Board of Directors is approaching. Please see instructions below. The election process will start June 11 and run through July 16, 2013.

The World Conference on Lung Cancer in Sydney is coming closer - October 27-30, 2013. Please note that the deadline for abstract is June 21, 2013 and we hope as many members as possible will submit abstracts. Please refer to www.iaslc.org for more information. The IASLC would like to draw your attention to the special travel awards offered to the patient’s advocates.

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