June 2007

The 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Seoul, Korea is coming closer. About 3000 participants have signed up so far. The recent ASCO 2007 meeting showed clearly increasing activity in the lung cancer area (more than 500 abstracts were presented), so a
follow-up in Seoul should encourage all of us to participate.

April 2007

The World Conference in Seoul is coming closer. A very exciting scientific program has been scheduled and more than 1200 abstracts have recently been reviewed for presentations.

March 2007

We are now moving quickly towards the next World Conference on Lung Cancer. We hope to see many abstracts submitted. The preliminary program and registration form are already open at

December 2006

The year of 2006 is soon coming to an end, and for IASLC it has been a very successful year. The Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) has been launched and has developed successfully over the year. PUBMED approval is expecting to happen in early 2007 and all the published articles will then be retrospectively listed.

November 2006

The Board of Directors met in Turin, Italy on September, 2006, and several important decisions were made. Candidate to host the World Conference in 2011 were identified and IASLC is now undergoing detailed negotiations.

August 2006

For most of you in Europe, US and Canada the summer vacations will soon be over. We hope all of you had a good and healthy summer. A new IASLC season is starting with many exciting activities ahead.