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The Lancet Summit: COPD and Lung Cancer
From Friday 28 July 2017
To Saturday 29 July 2017
Location : Perth, Australia
Contact : Marie-Claire Morley: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This new Summit, organised by The Lancet Respiratory Medicine and The Lancet Oncology, will cover all of the main areas of debate for patients with COPD and lung cancer from prevention, diagnosis, treatment through to palliative care. More than 20 international speakers will lead discussion looking at shared lessons from having a better understanding of the development and management of both diseases.

Abstracts are invited by April 17, 2017 for presentation as posters to supplement the invited lectures on the following topics:

×          Prevention of COPD and lung cancer

×          Screening for COPD and lung cancer

×          Genetic insights into disease development

×          Disease management and current interventions

×          COPD and lung cancer: latest insights into treatment paradigms

×          Infectious complications in patient management

×          Latest advances in surgery and radiation

×          Post treatment and end of life care

The conference will be of interest to clinicians, oncologists, researchers, nurses, policy makers, and public and global health advocates working in respiratory diseases and lung cancer.