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World Lung Cancer Day

Members of the Lung Cancer Study Group highlight the importance of early diagnosis of this pathology, as well as prevention through the elimination of the consumption of tobacco products. 🚭Dr. Teresa Almodovar (President of the GECP Board) was on the...

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GECP releases video with testimonies of hope on World Lung Cancer Day

Every year, in Portugal, more than 5 thousand people are diagnosed with lung cancer. As important as the early diagnosis and the adequate treatment for each patient and the specificity of the tumor, is the fight against the stigma experienced...

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The 1st of August is World Lung Cancer Day

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in PortugalThe most effective preventive measure is to eliminate tobacco consumptionData from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate about 5,415,000 new cases of lung cancer in 2020, representing the leading cause...

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The GECP launches a Lung Cancer Guide for patients and caregivers, with everything you should know about the disease and the treatments currently available. The more informed you are, the better you will be able to ask the right questions and participate in decisions regarding your treatment plan.
You can download the Guide here!

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Develop a dynamic that allows studies in the area of thoracic tumors to be carried out at the initiative of GECP members.

Support and participate in initiatives of other groups, societies or entities for the elaboration of transversal and multidisciplinary studies in the area of thoracic tumors

Create a Scientific Award and a Grant, in the areas of academic formation, research and / or acquisition of new techniques.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Complete and spread, either in publication or on the websites, the national guidelines for diagnostic and treatment of chest tumors.

Streamline the Journal of the Lung Cancer Study Group, evolving into a more comprehensive format that reflects the Portuguese reality, and open to all who want to participate in it.

SOCIAL AWARENESS ACTIVITY

Improve and streamline the GECP website in real time and with greater interactivity.

Establish partnerships with patient Associations

Carry out lung cancer dissemination activities in the context of prevention, combating risk factors, and alert to signs and symptoms of thoracic oncological disease and its relationship with smoking.

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