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National Lung Health Organizations Issue Joint Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine
December 04, 2020 - The American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians issue a joint statement regarding the COIVD-19 vaccine.
Joint Statement of the Critical Care Societies Collaborative on Personal Protective Equipment
November 23, 2020 - The Critical Care Societies Collaborative, comprising 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), acknowledges all efforts to address the COVID‐19 pandemic through actions aimed at stemming the spread of the virus and protecting the lives of healthcare workers.
CHEST Supports Menthol Should Be Prohibited as Characterizing Flavor in Cigarettes
November 19, 2020 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) released a statement in response to the increased risk of youth initiation to smoking by way of menthol cigarettes resulting in addiction, and the reduced success in smoking cessation among youth and adults who use menthol-based smoking products.
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.
World Lung Cancer Day 2019 Fact Sheet
July 31, 2019 - 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.
2019 Journal CHEST(R) Impact Factor Update
June 27, 2019 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded an impact factor of 9.657, the highest in its history,
Celebration of Pediatrics
November 19, 2018 - Join CHEST, in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics, for the Celebration of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep conference on February 15-17, 2019 in Orlando!
Journal CHEST® Impact Factor Update
August 02, 2018 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded a 2-year impact factor of 7.652, the highest in its history which equates to a 24% increase over last year’s score.
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