The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will hold a press conference on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. MDT to introduce the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) and provide an overview of important abstracts that will be shared throughout the day regarding advances in lung cancer study and research.

DENVER, Colo. – The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC) Strategic Screening Advisory Committee will hold the Third CT Screening Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 9 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708+710+712, prior to the official opening of the 16th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC). International leaders in computed tomography (CT) screening from across the world, including Japan, Australia, Canada, Europe and the U.S., are set to participate.

AURORA, Colo. – The University of Colorado announced the establishment of the Pia and Fred R. Hirsch Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research within the University of Colorado Cancer Center at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo. this week, honoring the couple for their decades of unwavering support in the progress of lung cancer research.

August 2015 Newsletter

Sea water was ink black with fragments of shivering moonlight.

It took a bit of courage to dive into the deep sea of Sipadan (a famous diving resort in Malaysia). With a splash I was in darkness.

What: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) are jointly holding A Fun Walk and Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for lung cancer research on the first day of the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Denver, Colo. The one-mile walk begins at Sculpture Park, through the Cherry Creek Bike Path, and ends back at Sculpture Park for breakfast.

Speaking in an interview with Oncology Nursing News, Dr. Fred R. Hirsch, CEO of IASLC, Professor of Medicine and Pathology at the University of Colorado, discusses the importance of combination therapies in the fight against lung cancer.