Lung Cancer Study Group

Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes

On February 3, the European Commission launched the results of a survey which monitors Europeans’ attitudes towards tobacco, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and heated tobacco. This survey is the most recent in a series that has been carried out since 2003,…

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ESMO – Christie Virtual Preceptorship on lung Lung Cancer

ESMO Christie Virtual Preceptorship on Lung Cancer takes from 10 to 12 March Once again ESMO organizes a Preceptorship dedicated to Lung Cancer, which will take place between the 10th and 12th of March, with Fiona Blackhall (United Kingdom), Raffaele…

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IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

Hereditary predisposition plays a larger role in SCLC development than previously recognized and may inform personalized treatment Dr Nobuyuki Takahashi, from the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland, presented at the “2020…

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4 FEV – World Cancer Day

On World Cancer Day, GECP thanks health professionals in Oncology for their efforts during the pandemic On February 4, World Cancer Day is celebrated internacionally. On this date, the GECP praises the effort of health professionals working in ​​Oncology to…

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I have lung cancer. Should I be vaccinated against a COVID-19?

What is vaccination? Vaccination consists of stimulating the defenses of an individual’s body (immune system) through exposure to microorganisms, parts of microorganisms or their derivatives. This early exposure, before infection, allows the immune system to be stimulated and “taught” to…

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The IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer begins today!

The IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer takes place between 28 and 31 January. This is the largest world conference bringing together clinicians and researchers in the area of Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology. Participants will have access to…

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Don’t miss!

A new confinement begins tomorrow, in response to the worsening of the pandemic by COVID-19. But lung cancer is a serious disease that cannot wait. Delays in diagnosis and treatment can lead to decreased survival, which unfortunately has been seen…

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Laura Esteves testimony

A Laura Esteves conta-nos como os Xutos e pontapés a ajudaram a enfrentar os tratamentos de cancro do pulmão. Conheça esta história inspiradora, e os conselhos que a Laura partilha para quem está a começar uma batalha que ela tão…

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Francelina Carvalho testimony

“We will seek strength where we barely think, and we succeeded!” Watch the testimony of D. Francelina Carvalho, our second lung cancer patient, who agreed to show her face to show that courage and a positive attitude are fundamental in…

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Happy Holidays

Dear colleagues and friends, This long and destabilizing year is coming to an end, and of the many emotions that I could say, the one I would like to retain is that of union. Fortunately during the unprecedented pandemic of…

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