10th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Last Modified: October 4, 2002

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Conference Dates: August 10-14, 2003
Conference Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Sponsoring Group: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Conference Web Page URL: www.2003worldlungcancer.org

Topics Covered: Review of eepidemiology of the global lung cancer problem Update on the monecular biology of lung cancer CME by foremost lung cancer authorities Leading edge research on lung cancer management

Conference Objectives: Th conference will highlight important advances in lung cancer in the aeras of prevention, early detection, molecular biology, biothecnology and therapy.

Who Should Attend: Surgeons, oncologists, radiation therapists,pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists

Conference Agenda: Reconize the importance of tobacco smoking inthe global lung cancer epidemic Re-evaluate the role of lung cancer screening Identify the latest improvements in lung cancer diagnosis Reconize current standards of treatment for lung cancer Identify new molecular targets for lung cancer therapy

Registration Information: Visit the conference website for registration information, in October 2003

Conference Fees: IASLC members: $630 USD. Non-members: $730 USD. RN's and developing Nations: $300 USD

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Abstracts deadline is February 15, 2003


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