IASLC Invites Lung Cancer Professionals to Take Global Survey on Molecular Testing
Global Leader in Thoracic Malignancies Conducting Survey to Assess & Improve Molecular Testing Worldwide
DENVER, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) encourages all those involved in molecular testing of lung cancer patients to participate in a global survey designed to assess the implementation of best practices and ultimately develop worldwide guidelines for molecular testing. To take the IASLC Global Survey on Molecular Testing in Lung Cancer, please visit www.iaslc.org/survey.
"The pace of scientific advances in lung cancer is extremely rapid," said Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD, and CEO of the IASLC. Dr. Hirsch also noted that, "Ensuring that patient care follows scientific advances necessitates an understanding of the implementation and barriers to adopting new treatments. The IASLC is uniquely poised to collect that data, harnessing and disseminating it to change patient outcomes."
Numerous guidelines recommend testing for oncogenic molecular drivers such as EGFR, ROS1, ALK and BRAF in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with an adenocarcinoma histology component. Therapies targeting these specific oncogenic molecular drivers can add years of quality life for these patients, but the knowledge of driver presence is required before therapy can be initiated.
Expert participation in this survey is critical to understanding the current status of molecular testing in lung cancer as well as any regional challenges and barriers to implementation, including why not all regions participate in molecular testing. The IASLC invites health care professionals and other interested parties to take this survey. The survey is available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
Results of the IASLC Global Survey on Molecular Testing in Lung Cancer will 1) determine the current status of molecular testing, 2) reveal any regional challenges or barriers to implementation, and 3) inform future strategies to overcome barriers to molecular testing in lung cancer patients worldwide. A summary of the key findings will be shared with respondents and a full report will be submitted to the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official journal of the IASLC, for publication. Respondents will be entered into a drawing to win free registration to an upcoming IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
Given the pace of advances in thoracic oncology, collecting and distributing up-to-date information is critical to improving outcomes worldwide. The IASLC is committed to serving as a global resource for all involved in lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide.
AstraZeneca has provided a sponsorship grant toward this independent program.
About the IASLC
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is the only global organization dedicated solely to the study of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. Founded in 1974, the association's membership includes more than 7,500 lung cancer specialists across all disciplines in over 100 countries, forming a global network working together to conquer lung and thoracic cancers worldwide. The association also publishes the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the primary educational and informational publication for topics relevant to the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of all thoracic malignancies. Visit www.iaslc.org for more information.
Contact: Becky Bunn, MSc
IASLC Public Relations Manager
Becky.Bunn@IASLC.org | 720-325-2946
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: IASLC via Globenewswire
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
David Crosby Announces Intent to License His Name to the Cannabis Industry18.7.2018 18:04 | Pressmeddelande
Music industry icon pursuing licensing partnership with a leading Cannabis company LOS ANGELES and TORONTO, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- David Crosby, co-founder of two of the most successful bands in history (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and The Byrds) today announced he is seeking a licensing relationship with a national or global Cannabis company. This opportunity would include the exclusive license of his iconic name and marks for use worldwide. Mr. Crosby suggests calling the brand "MIGHTY CROZ" because his friends, colleagues and fans call him "Croz", but specific naming and packaging will be determined in consultation with the selected Cannabis company. Mr. Crosby will actively advise the selected Cannabis company in developing and marketing the brand. "People have been asking me to do a quality Cannabis brand and with legalization expanding, now is the right time," said David Crosby from his ranch in California. "Our first priority is partnering with a leading Cannabis co
Telecom Argentina's landing station and backhaul are selected for ARBR submarine cable system between Argentina & Brazil18.7.2018 17:00 | Pressmeddelande
ARBR + Seabras-1 to provide most direct route between Buenos Aires & New York BUENOS AIRES, Argentina and BOSTON, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telecom Argentina S.A. ("Telecom Argentina") (BASE:TECO2) (NYSE:TEO), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications companies, Grupo Werthein, a preeminent Argentine investment holding company with a track record of significant telecommunications holdings, and Seaborn Networks ("Seaborn"), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, announced today that the ARBR submarine cable system between Argentina and Brazil ("ARBR") will be landing in Telecom Argentina's cable landing station in Las Toninas, Argentina. In addition, Telecom Argentina shall provide ARBR with dark fiber on a backhaul route between Las Toninas and Buenos Aires, as well as point of presence (POP) space in Buenos Aires. ARBR is a new fiber optic submarine cable system developed by Seaborn and co-owned by Seaborn's Seabras Group together with T
Salim Ismail Announced as Keynote Speaker at Mitratech's Interact 2018 Conference18.7.2018 15:02 | Pressmeddelande
Best-Selling Author and Tech Strategist Shares Insights on New Paradigm in Organizational Design AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitratech, the leading provider of legal and compliance software solutions, today announced that Salim Ismail, best-selling author, founding executive director of Singularity University, and founder of ExO Works, will deliver the keynote address at its Interact 2018 Conference. Every year the Interact conference provides an opportunity for clients, industry experts and partners to connect, learn, and contribute to insightful sessions on Mitratech innovations, legal operations best practices and industry trends. This year's theme, The Next Frontier of Legal Ops, recognizes that legal operations should be a center of innovation and excellence that brings people, processes and information together like never before by extending legal operations capabilities across the entire enterprise. "Salim understands the power of innovation and technology t
Corvil Introduces AI-Powered "Intelligence Hub" to Help Businesses Achieve Superior Digital Experiences and Performance18.7.2018 15:00 | Pressmeddelande
The solution delivers powerful big data analytics insights to business and operational users without the traditional lengthy timelines and costs DUBLIN, Ireland, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corvil today announced Intelligence Hub, the next generation of digital intelligence to improve the performance, agility and digital experience of today's modern businesses. Intelligence Hub offers the potential to dramatically change how organizations see, manage and optimize their business and supporting technology operations. Today's businesses require a new type of "digital intelligence" that understands and correlates changes in the critical dimensions of business outcomes, user and customer experience, underlying application and infrastructure performance, and cybersecurity. Intelligence Hub provides proactive alerting on changes in these dimensions and allows business and operations teams to flexibly visualize, explore and analyze this key information for more informed action. " Intelli
Taconic Biosciences and Cyagen Biosciences Announce Strategic Partnership18.7.2018 14:00 | Pressmeddelande
RENSSELAER, N.Y., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taconic Biosciences and Cyagen Biosciences, global leaders in the generation of custom genetically engineered rodent models and associated services, announced a strategic partnership. Under the agreement terms, the two companies will combine resources to provide the global scientific community with access to premium custom model design and generation services backed by comprehensive capabilities and cutting-edge, fully-licensed technologies. Custom animal models play a critical role in new drug discovery as biological systems that provide critical insight into the dynamic between a potential therapeutic and a living organism. Combining over twenty years of experience, the industry's most extensive model generation technology portfolio, and seamless integration to downstream premium custom breeding solutions, Taconic is recognized for creating complex genetically engineered mice and rats for biomedical research. Cyagen entered the indu
Data to be Presented From Biogen's Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Development Portfolio at the 2018 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)18.7.2018 13:30 | Pressmeddelande
Ongoing Alzheimer's disease research programs target possible causes of the disease through multiple modalities Data to be presented from Alzheimer's disease clinical development portfolio including aducanumab, elenbecestat, and BAN2401 Data underscore Biogen's long-term commitment to furthering Alzheimer's disease research and treatment, with a focus on patients with early stage disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) announced it will present data from its Alzheimer's disease clinical development portfolio at the upcoming Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) in Chicago (July 22-26). Data being presented are part of Biogen's research programs targeting several of the identified causes of Alzheimer's disease, focusing on early-stage disease. "The data to be presented at AAIC exemplify our belief that treatments are needed at the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease to impact the underlying pathophysiology and delay disease p
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum