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 medical oncology, nursing, radiology, thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, basic science and advocacy organizations. They boast representation from North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. They meet quarterly via teleconference.

Chair of Committee

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Ugo Pastorino
2019 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

Ugo Pastorino
Italy
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori Milano
Committee Chair
Giorgio Scagliotti
Italy
University of Torino
Board Liaison
Murry Wynes
United States
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Staff Liaison
Carolyn Aldige
United States
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Committee Member
Rita Axelrod
United States
Thomas Jefferson University
Committee Member
Haval Balata
United Kingdom
University Hopsitals of South Manchester
Committee Member
David Baldwin
United Kingdom
Nottingham University Hospitals
Committee Member
John Bastidas
Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias
Committee Member
Monica Castro
Argentina
Instituto De Oncologia 'Angel H. Roffo'
Committee Member
Milena Cavic
Serbia
Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia
Committee Member
Jamie Chaft
United States
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Committee Member
Alexander Chi
United States
West Virginia University
Committee Member
Steven Dubinett
United States
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Committee Member
John Field
United Kingdom
University of Liverpool
Committee Member
Angela Fulford
United States
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
Committee Member
David Gierada
United States
Washington University School of Medicine
Committee Member
Claudia Henschke
United States
Arizona State University
Committee Member
Rudolf M. Huber
Germany
University of Munich
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
Stephen Lam
Canada
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Committee Member
David CL Lam
Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong
Committee Member
Choon-Taek Lee
South Korea
Seoul National University, Bundang Hospital
Committee Member
Jennifer Lewis
United States
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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
Mary Pasquinelli
United States
University of Illinois - Chicago
Committee Member
Nir Peled
Israel
Soroka Medical Center
Committee Member
Sheila Ross
United States
Lung Cancer Alliance
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
Heidi Schmidt
Canada
Women's College Hospital
Committee Member
Lecia Sequist
United States
Mass General Hospital
Committee Member
Gabriella Sozzi
Italy
Instituto Nazionale Tumori
Committee Member
Avrum Spira
United States
Boston University
Committee Member
Luigi Ventura
Italy
University Hospital of Parma
Committee Member
Giulia Veronesi
Italy
Ospedale San Raffaele
Committee Member
Lucia Viola
Colombia
Fundación Neumológica Colombiana
Committee Member
Benny Weksler
United States
Allegheny General Hospital
Committee Member
Dawei Yang
China
zhongshan hospital Fudan University
Committee Member
David Yankelevitz
United States
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Committee Member
Charnita Zeigler-Johnson
United States
Thomas Jefferson University
Committee Member
Javier Zulueta
Spain
Clinica Universidad de Navarre
Committee Member
Mohamed Gouda
Egypt
Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University
Academy Member
Aime Giorlando
Argentina
Academy Member

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