Screening and Early Detection Committee

The Screening and Early Detection Committee provides leadership and oversight of IASLC activities in these areas. The committee works with appropriate internal committees to enhance the quality and quantity of IASLC cancer prevention initiatives and provides leadership in partnership with other societies in the area of cancer prevention and screening.
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Overview

The IASLC Screening and Early Detection Committee works to advance screening and early detection programs through education and research across the globe. They are a multidisciplinary group composed of leaders from radiology, thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, nursing, basic science and advocacy organizations. They boast representation from North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. They meet quarterly via teleconference.

Chair of Committee

Stephen Lam
Stephen Lam
2021 to present

Committee projects

Webinar: The Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening—The Poland Experience

The history of four pilot Polish projects that began in 2008 as well as the efforts of building a comprehensive screening centre in Gdansk as the way to build a final national program is presented.

Biomarkers in Lung Cancer Screening Webinar

A 1-hour webinar that provides insight regarding biomarkers for use in risk assessment and novel testing technologies.

Women and Lung Cancer Screening Webinar

This webinar discusses the global impact of lung cancer on women and the changing landscape from past, current, and future.

Roster

Stephen Lam
Canada
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Committee Chair
Ugo Pastorino
Italy
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori Milano
Past Chair
Tetsuya Mitsudomi
Japan
Kindai University Faculty of Medicine
Board Liaison
Casey Connolly
United States
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Staff Liaison
Haval Balata
United Kingdom
University Hopsitals of South Manchester
Committee Member
David Baldwin
United Kingdom
Nottingham University Hospitals
Committee Member
Andrea Borondy Kitts
United States
Committee Member
Milena Cavic
Serbia
Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia
Committee Member
John Field
United Kingdom
University of Liverpool
Committee Member
Kwun Fong
Australia
The Prince Charles Hospital / University of Queensland Thoracic Research Center
Committee Member
Claudia Henschke
United States
Arizona State University
Committee Member
Rudolf M. Huber
Germany
University of Munich
Committee Member
Seung Hun Jang
Korea
Committee Member
Long Jiang
China
Shanghai Chest Hospital
Committee Member
Ella Kazerooni
United States
University of Michigan Health System
Committee Member
Anna Kerpel-Fronius
Hungary
National Koranyi Institute of Pulmonology
Committee Member
Yeol Kim
South Korea
National Cancer Control Institute National Cancer Center, Republic of Korea
Committee Member
David CL Lam
Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong
Committee Member
Anant Mohan
India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Committee Member
Merel Nissenberg Mountain
United States
Committee Member
James Mulshine
United States
Rush University Medical Center
Committee Member
Nir Peled
Israel
Soroka Medical Center
Committee Member
John Ruckdeschel
United States
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Committee Member
Witold Rzyman
Poland
Medical University of Gdansk
Committee Member
Jacob Sands
United States
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Committee Member
Ricardo Santos
Brazil
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Committee Member
Junichi Soh
Japan
Committee Member
Gabriella Sozzi
Italy
Instituto Nazionale Tumori
Committee Member
Martin Tammemägi
Canada
Cancer Care Ontario
Committee Member
Betty Tong
United States
Duke University
Committee Member
Luigi Ventura
Italy
University Hospital of Parma
Committee Member
Lucia Viola
Colombia
Fundación Neumológica Colombiana
Committee Member
Chi-Fu Yang
United States
Harvard Medical School
Committee Member
Dawei Yang
China
zhongshan hospital Fudan University
Committee Member
David Yankelevitz
United States
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Committee Member
Javier Zulueta
Spain
Clinica Universidad de Navarre
Committee Member

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