IASLC's 2015 Board of Director election results are final. Please see the results in our July Newsletter.

July 2015 Newsletter

President's Corner: Sleeping with an enemy

It was a dark rainy night.

While the Typhoon Chan-hom approached Hangzhou, she brought the darkest cloud and tons of pouring rain.

DENVER, Colo. – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will host the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) Sept. 6-9, 2015 in Denver, Colo. The WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, attracting more than 7,000 researchers, physicians and specialists from more than 100 countries. Bringing together many of the world’s greatest minds, the conference goal is to increase awareness and collaboration so that the latest developments can be understood and implemented throughout the world. This year, for the first time, the conference will feature special educational programs for community practices, nurses and advocates.

DENVER, Colo. - The Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) announced that it selected Dr. Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD and the CEO of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) for this year’s Addario Foundation Lectureship Award.

IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: Proposals for the Revisions of the T Descriptors in the Forthcoming Eighth Edition of the TNM Classification for Lung Cancer


The 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer will be a great time and an exciting opportunity for all interested in lung cancer.