International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer | IASLC


The IASLC was proud to host the Virtual Presidential Symposium, which featured presentations on novel, clinically relevant research, as well as on topics crucial to daily patient care. Coverage of the Symposium is featured here.

Recordings will be accessible Monday, August 10.


Lung Cancer Staging Project

The IASLC Staging Project is a global effort to study and improve the current staging system for lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymic and esophageal cancer.

We are seeking volunteers to submit data on thoracic cancer patients diagnosed between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2019 to a secure, electronic data capture system provided by Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) in Seattle, Washington.

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Join the only network of specialists working to conquer lung and thoracic cancers worldwide. As a member, you can collaborate with a global team of thoracic oncology experts and gain access to the latest, ground-breaking research in lung cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

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Journal of Thoracic Oncology

Lung and thoracic specialists count on the IASLC’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology to provide perspective on innovation in prevention, detention, diagnosis and cutting-edge treatments. As a leading medical journal focusing on lung and thoracic cancers, the journal is dedicated to presenting original research reviews and opinions from a wide range of disciplines within the medical community.

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August 18, 2020
Public health screening guidelines for lung cancer followed by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) undercount African Americans, contributing to disparities in lung cancer screening and treatment, according to a study published today in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 
July 15, 2020
Considering the universal concern due to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the IASLC continues to monitor the situation daily. Our primary focus is to ensure the health and welfare of attendees and faculty at all IASLC meetings and activities.
July 10, 2020
Due to this evolving situation, including the possibility that travel restrictions and limitations on large gatherings will persist, at this time the IASLC is transitioning its live conferences to virtual conferences through January 2021. 

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IASLC Publications

From specialized atlases to our award-winning textbook, IASLC publications are an invaluable educational resource for the thoracic oncology community.

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On Nearly Every Continent, Our Members Are Working Toward a World Without Lung and Thoracic Cancers

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At IASLC, Our Mission is

 To Conquer Thoracic Cancers Worldwide