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CHEST releases expert guidelines for lung cancer screening
July 19, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released a new clinical guideline, Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. The guideline contains 16 evidence-based recommendations and an update of the evidence base for the benefits, harms, and implementation of low-dose chest computed tomography (CT) screening.
Policy changes urgently needed to support tobacco cessation, warn respiratory groups
May 28, 2021 - On World No Tobacco Day (31 May, 2021) the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is a founding member, calls on governments and policymakers to make greater political and financial commitments to support and promote tobacco cessation services.
CHEST releases updated guidelines to diagnose and evaluate hypersensitivity pneumonitis
May 12, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released new clinical guidelines on the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP).
To Meet HIV World Health Goals, Tuberculosis Treatment Must be Maintained During COVID-19 Response
November 25, 2020 - This World AIDS Day, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is calling on governments, health advocates and non-government organizations to strengthen their response to AIDS and tuberculosis, and to ensure that TB services are maintained throughout their response to COVID-19.
CHEST announces 83rd President of the American College of Chest Physicians
November 09, 2020 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announced Dr. Steven Simpson as its new President during the annual meeting held virtually from October 18-21. CHEST also confirmed the appointments of Dr. David Schulman as President-Elect and Dr. Doreen Addrizzo-Harris as President-Designate and honored Dr. Stephanie Levine, who completed her term as President and became Immediate Past President of CHEST.
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