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The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. MDT to reveal findings from key abstracts detailing advances in lung cancer study and research. Full presentations of these abstracts and other lung cancer study advancements will take place throughout the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC).

DENVER, Colo. – “We all share one goal: conquering the lung and thoracic cancers that account for nearly a third of all cancer deaths worldwide – more than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined,” said Dr. Fred R. Hirsch, CEO of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), professor in Medicine and Pathology at the University of Colorado and Congress President. Hirsch opened the first daily press briefing with an overview of the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC).

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will hold a press conference on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. MDT to reveal findings from key abstracts detailing advances in lung cancer study and research. Full presentations of these abstracts and other lung cancer study advancements will take place throughout the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC).

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will hold a press conference on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. MDT to introduce the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) and provide an overview of important abstracts that will be shared throughout the day regarding advances in lung cancer study and research.

DENVER, Colo. – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC) Strategic Screening Advisory Committee will hold the Third CT Screening Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 9 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708+710+712, prior to the official opening of the 16th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC). International leaders in computed tomography (CT) screening from across the world, including Japan, Australia, Canada, Europe and the U.S., are set to participate.

AURORA, Colo. – The University of Colorado announced the establishment of the Pia and Fred R. Hirsch Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research within the University of Colorado Cancer Center at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo. this week, honoring the couple for their decades of unwavering support in the progress of lung cancer research.

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