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World Lung Cancer Day 2020 Fact Sheet
July 31, 2020 - Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. World Lung Cancer Day is a great opportunity for us all to raise awareness about lung cancer, highlighting the key risk factors as well as screening and treatment options.
CHEST’s Pledge for Equity
June 02, 2020 - CHEST and its members pledge to fight for every human breath and be a voice for eliminating health-care disparity in all its forms.
Joint Statement of the Critical Care Societies Collaborative to the US Congress and Trump Administration on Social Distancing
March 27, 2020 - The Critical Care Societies Collaborative, composed of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), urge the U.S Federal, state and local governments to maintain and strengthen social distancing requirements.
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Press Releases

Dark Slope partners with the American College of Chest Physicians
August 10, 2020 - Toronto-based immersive learning company Dark Slope today announced its collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST). Based on CHEST’s curriculums, Dark Slope will develop a complete virtual reality training program on intubation techniques and best practices.
World Lung Cancer Day 2020: Respiratory groups stress lung cancer risks and importance of early screening and treatment
July 31, 2020 - In support of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is a founding member, calls for more awareness and understanding of lung cancer risk factors, as well as the importance of early screening and treatment.
Joint Statement on Importance of Patients with Chronic Lung Disease Wearing Facial Coverings During COVID-19 Pandemic
July 17, 2020 - The American College of Chest Physicians, American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society and COPD Foundation released a statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation for facial coverings to be worn in public settings during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Recent Blog Articles

COVID-19 and a Mother's Love: The Healing Power of Family
September 21, 2020 - A young patient with COVID-19 was not improving after weeks of treatment—so the hospital took extraordinary efforts to allow his mother to safely visit. The experience showed one physician the healing power of a family’s love.
Lessons Learned: How the Cystic Fibrosis Community Has Navigated COVID-19
September 18, 2020 - As COVID-19 has spread across the world, there has been concern that people with cystic fibrosis may have more severe infections due to the novel virus, similar to 2009 with the H1N1 influenza pandemic.
Hot in Journal CHEST: September 2020
September 16, 2020 - Each month, we ask our Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's September, so let's hear from one of our co-editors, Dr. Patel, as she outlines her highlights.
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