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Lung Ambition Alliance Unveils New Initiatives to Address Lung Cancer Survival at the World Conference on Lung Cancer

Lung Ambition Alliance Unveils New Initiatives to Address Lung Cancer Survival at the World Conference on Lung Cancer

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, the four founding partners of the Lung Ambition Alliance – the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) and AstraZeneca – announced the launch of several new initiatives to [...]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Wednesday Press Conference: Applying Conference Discoveries and Themes to the Real World

World Conference on Lung Cancer Wednesday Press Conference: Applying Conference Discoveries and Themes to the Real World

TORONTO, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The final press briefing from the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was led by conference co-presidents Natasha B. Leighl, M.D., BSc, MSc, and Gail Darling M.D., FRCSC, who reviewed the innovative work in lung cancer research and treatment [...]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Tuesday Press Conference: Improving the Cure Rate for Stage III Lung Cancer

World Conference on Lung Cancer Tuesday Press Conference: Improving the Cure Rate for Stage III Lung Cancer

TORONTO, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Today’s press conference at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) featured some of the year’s most innovative research in both small cell and non-small cell lung cancer. Frances Shepherd, M.D., FRCPC, WCLC honorary chair, medical oncologist at Princess [...]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Monday Press Conference: Clinical Research Results and Gender Differences in Lung Cancer Survival

World Conference on Lung Cancer Monday Press Conference: Clinical Research Results and Gender Differences in Lung Cancer Survival

TORONTO, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — At today’s press conference at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), conference co-president Dr. Andrea Bezjak, M.D., FRCPC, MSc, professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and [...]

Researchers, Survivors, Advocates and Physicians Convene to Discuss Innovations in Lung Cancer Research, Treatment and Advocacy at the Largest-Attended World Conference on Lung Cancer

Researchers, Survivors, Advocates and Physicians Convene to Discuss Innovations in Lung Cancer Research, Treatment and Advocacy at the Largest-Attended World Conference on Lung Cancer

TORONTO, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Patients, survivors and advocates joined researchers and physicians from across the globe to discuss the future of lung cancer at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Toronto, Canada. The conference’s first press briefing highlighted the record-breaking number [...]

The IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer Arrives in Toronto, Canada

The IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer Arrives in Toronto, Canada

DENVER, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – What: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) presents the IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) on September 23-26, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. The WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated solely to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, and is expected to convene over 7,000 [...]

IASLC Invites Lung Cancer Professionals to Take Global Survey on Molecular Testing

IASLC Invites Lung Cancer Professionals to Take Global Survey on Molecular Testing

DENVER, Jul. 11, 2018 (Korea Bizwire) — The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) encourages all those involved in molecular testing of lung cancer patients to participate in a global survey designed to assess the implementation of best practices and ultimately develop worldwide guidelines for molecular testing. To take the IASLC Global [...]

Leading Medical Organizations Update Guideline for Molecular Testing and Targeted Therapies in Lung Cancer

Leading Medical Organizations Update Guideline for Molecular Testing and Targeted Therapies in Lung Cancer

DENVER, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Rapid advancements in the molecular diagnostic testing of lung cancer have led to new treatments and greater hope for patients battling lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. To ensure that clinicians stay apace and provide optimal patient care, three leading medical societies—the College of American [...]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Wednesday Press Conference: PD-1/PD-L1 Advancements and Interventions to Prevent and Treat Lung Cancer

World Conference on Lung Cancer Wednesday Press Conference: PD-1/PD-L1 Advancements and Interventions to Prevent and Treat Lung Cancer

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The final press conference from the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) highlighted new advancements surrounding the discovery of PD-1 and PD-L1, including a discussion from the researcher credited with discovering PD-1, as well as interventions to prevent lung [...]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Tuesday Press Conference: Evidence to Support Innovative Lung Cancer Interventions

World Conference on Lung Cancer Tuesday Press Conference: Evidence to Support Innovative Lung Cancer Interventions

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Today’s press conference at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) featured groundbreaking findings in the study of both small cell and non-small cell lung cancer. The studies presented covered broad research areas, from confirmation of existing classification [...]