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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.

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

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.

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.

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