New Advances in the Lung Cancer Continuum: From Lung Cancer Screening to Diagnosis and Treatment
Virtual Event

New Advances in the Lung Cancer Continuum: From Lung Cancer Screening to Diagnosis and Treatment


Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in America. While the overall 5-year survival rate of lung cancer has improved to 21.7%, this survival rate improves to 59% when lung cancer is detected early. Unfortunately, only 23% of all lung cancers are detected early.

Join local lung health experts as they discuss the need to optimize lung cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment. This webinar will provide an update on lung cancer screening, including the new USPSTF lung cancer guidelines, define new technologies to diagnose lung cancer earlier and determine optimal strategies to guide lung nodule management.


Date: Wednesday, June 8th
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm CST (90 Minutes)
Cost: Free
View Webinar: Zoom Link HERE


Webinar Agenda

Introduction


What’s New: Lung cancer screening, the latest diagnostic biomarkers and robotic bronchoscopy
Speaker: Sumit Mukherjee, MD, MPH, MS
Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology and Critical Care; Chairman, Cancer Care ; Attending physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Methodist Health Systems

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Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery for Lung Cancer: VATS to Robotic Surgery
Speaker: Rudy Lackner,
Professor, Department of Surgery; Vice Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery; Director, CT Surgery Residency Program, Nebraska Medicine University of Nebraska Medical Center
Board Chair, American Lung Association

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Lung Cancer Therapy: Optimizing Outcomes
Speaker: Apar Kishor Ganti, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology & Hematology, Universtiy of Nebraska Medical Center

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Q & A


Please reach out to Julia McCarville at Julia.McCarville@Lung.org with any questions.


Local Sponsors

Veracyte
Takeda
Intuitive
Genentech
Pinnacle

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Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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