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Foreword he Australian Lung Foundation is pleased to present the cancer, mesothelioma, and associated issues with plenary Tfollowing Journal of Thoracic Oncology Supplement of sessions being relevant, interactive, and focused on produc- th the 4 Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC) which ing an outcome relative to multidisciplinary care. Pertinent was held in Australia’s wine capital, Adelaide, at the Adelaide topics ensure that the program appeals to many delegates, Convention Centre from August 23-25, 2012. including physicians, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, The Australian Lung Foundation hosts the ALCC bian- general practitioners, nurses, and people holding similar nually and is a much anticipated event on the scientific/educa- responsibilities involved in the management, treatment, tional conference calendar. The 2012 ALCC aims to provide and research of lung cancer and mesothelioma throughout a forum to raise and discuss issues relating to translating Australia. advances into clinical practice in a multidisciplinary team The organising Committee wishes to acknowledge the environment, for non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung ongoing support of our Sponsors and Exhibitors which help cancer, and mesothelioma. make this event so successful. This IASLC endorsed meeting is proud to announce that The event was the culmination of 2 years of planning the scientific program will include nine international keynote and preparation by the passionate and hardworking staff speakers: Doctors Peter Goldstraw, Suresh Senan, Sai-Hong at The Australian Lung Foundation, with special thanks to ou, Mark Vincent, Pasi Janne, Federico Cappuzzo, Mark Kris, Glenda Colburn and Karen Lather. Stephen Lam, and Ms Liz Darlison. over 110 abstracts were received for this conference, Kwun Fong which included abstracts from Australia, United States, New Conference – Chair Zealand, Philippines, India, Iran, and Nepal. Jeff Bowden The ALCC is known as one of the outstanding con- ferences in the Asia-Pacific region that is focused on lung Conference – Co-Chair Local organiser SUPPoRTING EMERGING RESEARCHERS The Australian Lung Foundation would like to congratulate the following Abstract Authors who have been awarded th travel grants/scholarships to attend the 4 Australian Lung Cancer Conference and acknowledge IASLC for supporting the Asia-Pacific Lung Cancer Travel Grants: IASLC Asia-Pacific Lung Cancer Travel Scholarships Felipe Templo - Philippines Balwinder Kaur - India Pankaj Pant - Nepal Prashant Kumbhaj - India AseemRai Bhatnagar - India ALCC Travel Grants Christina Selinger - NSW Kamil Wolyniec - VIC Henry Marshall - QLD Michaela Kirschner - NSW Eloise Shaw - QLD Shankar Siva - VIC Hongdo Do - VIC Marissa Daniels - QLD Journal of Thoracic Oncology • Volume 7, Number 9, Supplement 3, September 2012 S157 JTO_v7n14.indb 157 8/2/2012 12:24:42 AM http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Thoracic Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

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Abstract

he Australian Lung Foundation is pleased to present the cancer, mesothelioma, and associated issues with plenary Tfollowing Journal of Thoracic Oncology Supplement of sessions being relevant, interactive, and focused on produc- th the 4 Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC) which ing an outcome relative to multidisciplinary care. Pertinent was held in Australia’s wine capital, Adelaide, at the Adelaide topics ensure that the program appeals to many delegates, Convention Centre from August 23-25, 2012. including physicians, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, The Australian Lung Foundation hosts the ALCC bian- general practitioners, nurses, and people holding similar nually and is a much anticipated event on the scientific/educa- responsibilities involved in the management, treatment, tional conference calendar. The 2012 ALCC aims to provide and research of lung cancer and mesothelioma throughout a forum to raise and discuss issues relating to translating Australia. advances into clinical practice in a multidisciplinary team The organising Committee wishes to acknowledge the environment, for non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung ongoing support of our Sponsors and Exhibitors which help cancer, and mesothelioma. make this event so successful. This IASLC endorsed meeting is proud to announce that The event was the culmination of 2 years of planning the scientific program will include nine international keynote and preparation by the passionate and hardworking staff speakers: Doctors Peter Goldstraw, Suresh Senan, Sai-Hong at The Australian Lung Foundation, with special thanks to ou, Mark Vincent, Pasi Janne, Federico Cappuzzo, Mark Kris, Glenda Colburn and Karen Lather. Stephen Lam, and Ms Liz Darlison. over 110 abstracts were received for this conference, Kwun Fong which included abstracts from Australia, United States, New Conference – Chair Zealand, Philippines, India, Iran, and Nepal. Jeff Bowden The ALCC is known as one of the outstanding con- ferences in the Asia-Pacific region that is focused on lung Conference – Co-Chair Local organiser SUPPoRTING EMERGING RESEARCHERS The Australian Lung Foundation would like to congratulate the following Abstract Authors who have been awarded th travel grants/scholarships to attend the 4 Australian Lung Cancer Conference and acknowledge IASLC for supporting the Asia-Pacific Lung Cancer Travel Grants: IASLC Asia-Pacific Lung Cancer Travel Scholarships Felipe Templo - Philippines Balwinder Kaur - India Pankaj Pant - Nepal Prashant Kumbhaj - India AseemRai Bhatnagar - India ALCC Travel Grants Christina Selinger - NSW Kamil Wolyniec - VIC Henry Marshall - QLD Michaela Kirschner - NSW Eloise Shaw - QLD Shankar Siva - VIC Hongdo Do - VIC Marissa Daniels - QLD Journal of Thoracic Oncology • Volume 7, Number 9, Supplement 3, September 2012 S157 JTO_v7n14.indb 157 8/2/2012 12:24:42 AM

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Journal of Thoracic OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 2012

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