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History of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

History of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer ABSTRACTS INTRODUCTION History of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer n October 1972, the First International Workshop for Ther- With this slow and somewhat tentative beginning, a Iapy of Lung Cancer was held at Airlie House Conference solid foundation for the Organization had been established. Center outside Washington D.C. This conference, sponsored Under the energetic leadership of Dr. Clifton Mountain, plans by the National Cancer Institute, drew together exchange of were made for the First World Congress on Lung Cancer, ideas among this multi-disciplinary international group was sponsored by IASLC. This highly successful conference was both productive and stimulating. At the concluding meeting, held in May of 1978, at Hilton Head, South Carolina, with held on October 20, 1972, Dr. David T. Carr from the Mayo large attendance by participants from throughout the world. Clinic, USA, introduced the idea of forming an international Contributing greatly to the success of this meeting was Dr. organization to continue this fruitful exchange of ideas, and Ronald Vincent, who served as Chairman of the conference. generally enthusiastic support for the concept was voiced by Now officers and directors were elected to serve during the those present at the workshop. period http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Thoracic Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

History of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Journal of Thoracic Oncology , Volume 5 – May 1, 2010

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Abstract

ABSTRACTS INTRODUCTION History of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer n October 1972, the First International Workshop for Ther- With this slow and somewhat tentative beginning, a Iapy of Lung Cancer was held at Airlie House Conference solid foundation for the Organization had been established. Center outside Washington D.C. This conference, sponsored Under the energetic leadership of Dr. Clifton Mountain, plans by the National Cancer Institute, drew together exchange of were made for the First World Congress on Lung Cancer, ideas among this multi-disciplinary international group was sponsored by IASLC. This highly successful conference was both productive and stimulating. At the concluding meeting, held in May of 1978, at Hilton Head, South Carolina, with held on October 20, 1972, Dr. David T. Carr from the Mayo large attendance by participants from throughout the world. Clinic, USA, introduced the idea of forming an international Contributing greatly to the success of this meeting was Dr. organization to continue this fruitful exchange of ideas, and Ronald Vincent, who served as Chairman of the conference. generally enthusiastic support for the concept was voiced by Now officers and directors were elected to serve during the those present at the workshop. period

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Journal of Thoracic OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: May 1, 2010

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