Journal of Thoracic Oncology Podcast
Summary: The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is a leading medical professional organization devoted to the study of the prevention, detection and treatment of lung cancer. Each month the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer brings to light new trends in lung cancer in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. In this podcast series, we will highlight some of the studies, and speak with some of the world's leading lung cancer experts.
Dr. Fred Hirsch, professor of medicine and pathology at the University of Colorado Denver and board member of the IASLC is joined by Dr. Peter Mazzone, director of education at the Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute as they discuss the Dr. Mazzone's research in finding new methods of detecting and assessing risk for lung cancer by analyzing chemicals found in exhaled breath.
Dr. David Gandara, director of the thoracic oncology program at University of California Davis Cancer Center and president-elect of the IASLC is joined by Dr. Peter Goldstraw, professor of thoracic surgery at the National Heart and Lung Institute in London as they discuss the IASLCâ€™s Lung Cancer Staging Project and possible changes in the way lung cancer is diagnosed and treated.
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