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Journal of Thoracic Oncology

Lung and thoracic specialists count on the IASLC’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology to provide perspective on innovation in prevention, detention, diagnosis and cutting-edge treatments. As a leading medical journal focusing on lung and thoracic cancers, the journal is dedicated to presenting original research reviews and opinions from a wide range of disciplines within the medical community.

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July 08, 2019
Micronodules are very small round areas of tissue in the lungs that show up on a CT scan as a white spot or shadow and can be an early sign of lung cancer.
July 08, 2019
Today, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) and AstraZeneca announced the Lung Ambition Alliance, a new partnership with a bold ambition to eliminate lung cancer as a cause of death. 
July 01, 2019
Early detection and treatment through screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) has been investigated as a potential means of reducing lung cancer deaths for more than two decades. In 2011, a large U.S. study, the randomized National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), reported a significant 20% reduction in lung cancer mortality in high-risk current and former smokers screened annually for three years with LDCT as compared to chest x-rays.


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