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Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to lung cancer in Portugal

The Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) is leading an innovative project to standardize the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to lung cancer in Portugal. A significant heterogeneity in current practices was found, motivating the creation of a national consensus that will…

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Increasing the quality of life of patients is the objective of the alliance for lung cancer

Increasing the survival of those who have the diagnosis of lung cancer, with quality of life, are two great goals of the alliance for lung cancer, an initiative that brings together several united entities around this purpose, including the study…

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Tobacco will kill more than eight million people a year by 2030, warns WHO

Tobacco will kill more than eight million people worldwide every year by 2030 if current trends are held, the World Health Organization estimated, according to which 80% of deaths will occur in poor countries. In a recent report, the World…

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Working with oncologist nurses is…

The last video of the campaign “Being an oncologist is…” features testimonies from specialists in Pulmonology and Oncology, and operational assistants from the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Tumors Unit at ULS Gaia and Espinho. Watch the video and get to know the…

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My oncologist nurse is…

Still in the aftermath of European Oncology Nursing Day, we share testimonies from some patients about the impact that oncologist nurses have on their lives. In addition to accompanying patients during their treatments, oncologist nurses offer comfort, hope and emotional…

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Being an oncologist nurse is…

The Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) recognizes the importance of oncologist nurses in health services and, therefore, pays due tribute to them through the launch of the digital campaign “Being an oncologist nurse is…”, an initiative which includes the sharing…

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2nd Portuguese Lung cancer Congress

From October 24 to 26, the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) will organize the 2nd Portuguese Lung cancer Congress, 11th GECP Congress. “It is an event that usually takes place every two years and that brings together all the people…

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Specificities of Nuclear Medicine

The Nuclear Medicine Specifics Conference was the last session of the Spring Meeting. Dr. Gracinda Costa, from ULS in Coimbra, spoke about how Nuclear Medicine is being applied in the treatment and diagnosis of lung cancer. “At the moment we…

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NE large cell carcinoma: an unmet need

Dr. Analisa Ribeiro, specialist in Pathological Anatomy and member of the GECP Board, was one of the moderators of the Round Table – NE large cell carcinoma: an unmet need. Regarding this session, the specialist considers “that the degree of…

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Updates in radiation oncology: blind spots in the evidence

Dr. Nelson Ferreira, radioncologist at IPO Lisbon and member of the Scientific Committee of the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP), participated in the “Round Table – Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung”, presenting the theme “Updates in radioncology : blind…

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