News

DENVER – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) recently launched a program to provide free membership for patients/survivors of any thoracic malignancy.

DENVER – Trained technician screeners with assisted computer-aided nodule detection or computer vision (CV) screening workstations can efficiently and accurately review and triage abnormal low-dose computed topography (LDCT) scans for radiologist review.

DENVER – A cross-sectional survey showed a quarter of patients with detected incidental pulmonary nodules experienced significant distress related to the nodule. Detailed clinician communication increased patient knowledge, relieved distress, and improved patient experience.

DENVER – Registration and abstract submission is now open for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) set for Dec. 4-7, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

March 2016 Newsletter

The Santa Monica meeting has become a cornerstone of the regional IASLC meetings, and a forum for investigators to learn about the latest therapies and for companies to interact with investigators to plan the next generation of clinical trials in lung cancer.

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (March 1, 2016) — The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) today announced the first ever $300,000 ALCF-IASLC Joint International Fellowship Award for The Early Detection of Lung Cancer to Robin Mjelle, PhD, researcher at the Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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