Thoracic Oncology

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In brief: what’s new and notable in thoracic oncology

Explore research into anxiety and distress in patients with pulmonary nodules, a checklist for employing biomarker testing in patients with advanced lung cancer, and an online course on the nuances of radiographic imaging.


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Thoracic oncology resources for patients and clinicians

Clinician education resources to explore

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ONLINE COURSE

Thoracic Radiology: Imaging for Clinicians

This course covers topics such as imaging of diffuse lung diseases, evaluation of pleural and mediastinal abnormalities seen on radiographic imaging, and more.

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BITE-SIZED LEARNING

CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer

Improve your expertise in lung cancer diagnosis and management, and claim up to 33.5 hours of credit.

Game of Nodules
PLAYER HUB

Game of Nodules

Test your knowledge by facing multiple levels of challenging clinical questions about treating patients with lung nodules.


Lung scans and previews of the biomarker checklists

Biomarker testing for advanced lung cancer

Watch videos on biomarker testing and its illustrated improved outcomes; best practices for balancing diagnosis, staging, and tissue for testing; metrics of success/best practices and collaborations for biomarker testing programs; a new clinician checklist designed to enhance biomarker testing for patients with non-small cell lung cancer; and more.

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4 HOURS

REVIEW THE PROGRAMMATIC/INSTITUTIONAL CHECKLIST »

REVIEW THE CASE-BY-CASE CHECKLIST »

Supported in part by AstraZeneca, Sanofi, and Pfizer.

Lung scans and previews of the biomarker checklists

Thoracic oncology news and notes

Follow the latest thoracic oncology news

PULMONOLOGY DATA TRENDS 2023

Lung Cancer Screening: A Need for Adjunctive Testing
Explore infographics on low-dose computed tomography vs standard chest radiograph scanning, a review of lung cancer biomarkers, and the potential benefits of using biomarkers for detecting lung cancer.

CHEST DAILY NEWS

Session highlights enduring lung cancer disparities, potential solutions
A panel of experts cited the latest statistics and discussed possible causes and solutions.

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES SECTION

Examining the past and looking toward the future: The need for quality data in interventional pulmonology
Encouraging and participating in high-quality interventional procedures research should remain a top priority for those practicing in the field.

CHEST PHYSICIAN®

Biomarker checklist seeks to expedite NSCLC diagnoses
Drs. Tamer Said Ahmed and Adam Fox received funding for quality improvement projects in biomarker testing.

LUNG CANCER SECTION

Environmental and occupational risk factors for lung cancer
The factors contributing to lung cancer occurrence have become more complex due to increased industrialization and worsening environmental pollution.

CHEST ADVOCATES

Serving and Smoking: A conversation on tobacco use in the military
Read insights from Anne Melzer, MD, MS, whose research is focused primarily on promoting smoking cessation for patients with chronic lung diseases and who are at high risk of lung cancer.

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CHEST SEEK™ Education

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