April 2016 Newsletter

How can the IASLC make the biggest impact on improving the quantity and quality of life of thoracic cancer patients across the world?

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.