WCLC

Paul A. Bunn, Jr., MD: A Conversation with the Executive Director of IASLC
Aug
12
2011

Paul A. Bunn. Jr., MD discusses the success of the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) recently held in Amsterdam as well as the benefits of membership in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made […]

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Paul A. Bunn, Jr., MD: The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial. What Does It Mean?
Aug
11
2011

Paul A. Bunn, Jr., MD discusses The New England Journal of Medicine highlighted results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) at WCLC 2011. The study showed that lung cancer deaths fell by 20% and all-­‐cause mortality fell by 7% when smokers were screened regularly using low-dose spiral CT scans compared to standard x-ray. The […]

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Pieter Postmus, MD, PhD: Towards Personalized Medicine in Lung Cancer
Aug
10
2011

Pieter E. Postmus, MD, PhD talks about the theme of the 2011 World Conference on Lung Cancer meeting held in Amsterdam. He also discusses the highlights at the meeting and how personalized medicine is the future of lung cancer treatment. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made […]

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Peter Goldstraw, MD, FRCS: The Role of the Thoracic Surgeon in Lung Cancer
Aug
09
2011

Peter Goldstraw, MD, FRCS is the incoming President of the IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer). In this interview at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer 2011 in Amsterdam, he not only discusses the importance of the thoracic surgeon in the treatment of lung cancer, but also the importance of […]

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Tony Shu Kam Mok, MD, FCRP: Lung Cancer and the Asian Population
Aug
08
2011

Prof. Tony Mok, MD discusses lung cancer and the Asian population at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer 2011 in Amsterdam. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma R. Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital Options International: This […]

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Prof. Georgio Scagliotti, MD, PhD: Lung Cancer Mutations and the Future of Treatment
Aug
07
2011

Prof. Georgio Scagliotti, MD, PhD discusses the importance of genetics in lung cancer and its various mutations (CMET and ALK pathways) at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer 2011 in Amsterdam. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT […]

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Keith Kerr, MD: The Role of Pathology in Lung Cancer
Aug
06
2011

Keith M. Kerr, MD, ERCPath, discusses the role of pathology in lung cancer treatment at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer 2011 in Amsterdam. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma R. Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital […]

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Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD: Get to Know Your Tumor Before Treatment
Aug
05
2011

Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD gives an overview of lung cancer tumor type testing from the research scientist perspective. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma R. Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital Options International: This is Selma Schimmel at the […]

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Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD: What Is an ALK Gene and What Does It Mean For Lung Cancer Patients?
Aug
04
2011

Marileila Varella Garcia, PhD gives an overview of the ALK gene — what it is and what it means for the future of lung cancer treatment. The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma R. Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital […]

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Harvey I. Pass, MD: What is Mesothelioma?
Aug
03
2011

Harvey I. Pass, MD provides an in depth explanation of mesothelioma.  He also discusses treatments, advocacy and what is up with all of those lawyer ads? The Group Room at the 14th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was made possible, in part, by:   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Selma R. Schimmel, Founder & CEO, Vital […]

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