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.
What: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) are jointly holding A Fun Walk and Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for lung cancer research on the first day of the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Denver, Colo. The one-mile walk begins at Sculpture Park, through the Cherry Creek Bike Path, and ends back at Sculpture Park for breakfast.
Speaking in an interview with Oncology Nursing News, Dr. Fred R. Hirsch, CEO of IASLC, Professor of Medicine and Pathology at the University of Colorado, discusses the importance of combination therapies in the fight against lung cancer.
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) announced the recipients of the Advocacy Travel Awards. Five winners will receive funding to attend the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Sept. 6-9, 2015 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
On July 31, Dr. Fred R. Hirsch received the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation award for his leadership, excellence in practice and research to improve lung cancer treatment. Bonnie J. Addario presented him with the 2015 Addario Lectureship Award at the 16th Annual International Lung Cancer Congress (ILCC) in Huntington Beach, Calif.