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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).

DENVER – Metabolic phenotyping of blood plasma by proton nuclear magnetic resonance (H-NMR) identified unique metabolic biomarkers specific to lung cancer patients and allowed for the accurate identification of a cohort of patients with early and late-stage lung cancer.

DENVER – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved VENTANA anti-ALK(D5F3)CDx performed more accurately than another commonly used immunohistochemistry (IHC) assay, based on the use of the 5A4 clone, for the selection of patients eligible to receive ALK tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment.

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