The HHH Award is launched this year to recognise the lifetime contribution of Prof Heine H. Hansen to lung cancer research and education globally. Prof Hansen was a president of ESMO, a founder of IASLC and a mentor to many in the field of lung cancer. The HHH Award will be presented annually by representatives of both organisations at ELCC, where the awardee will give a keynote lecture.
Time is flying! The World Conference in Denver is coming closer, and we hope as many as possible will join us for this conference. Two of our global initiatives will be presented in Denver: the new staging system for lung cancer and thymic cancers, and the new WHO Multidisciplinary Histo-pathologic Classification.
Mark Ronald Green, M.D., 70, an internationally renowned expert in lung cancer research and treatment, and member of IASLC for more than 20 years, passed away on February 23, 2015 following a battle with plasma cell leukemia.