#LCSM Chat Topic 6/4/2020: #ASCO20 Roundup for #LungCancer

Please join #LCSM Chat Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 8 pm Eastern time (5 pm Pacific) to discuss the ASCO 2020 Annual Virtual Meeting presentations related to lung cancer. Usually, the ASCO Annual Meeting is held in Chicago, Illinois at the end of May/beginning of June, and attracts over 40,000 attendees from around the world.  Due to social distancing recommended during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASCO 2020 is being conducted virtually this year.  The scientific program happened May 29-31, and the educational program will happen August 8-10.  The meeting was FREE to ASCO… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 4/2/2020: #COVID19 and #LungCancer

It seems that the world has turned upside down.  At the time I write this, there have been almost 550,00 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the world and over 85,000 in the US.  Here in New York City there have been over 23,000 cases and 365 deaths as of March 27th (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html). The pandemic has placed enormous stress on our health care delivery system.  For lung cancer patients, it has affected healthcare providers’ ability to perform tests and radiologic procedures; provide timely diagnosis, staging, and care for early stage patients; and, in… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 09/19/19: World Lung (#WCLC19) Wrap-Up

Please join the #lcsm community and moderator Brendon Stiles (@BrendonStilesMD) for our next #LCSM Chat on Thursday, September 19th, 2019, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific). Clinicians, researchers, patients and advocates from all over the world attended the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer (#WCLC19) from September 7-10 in Barcelona.  This annual event, hosted by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), is a showcase for all of the latest news and advances in lung cancer.  The meeting is somewhat unique in that it is multidisciplinary in… Read More