LUGANO, SWITZERLANDâ€”Sarah Maxwell and Peter Goodwin report from the 2013 European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology:
Biomarkers: new drug targets in adenocarcinoma of the lung
Professor Ken Oâ€™Byrne, St Jamesâ€™s Hospital and Trinity College, Dublin.
Emerging targetable biomarkers for squamous cell carcinoma
Dr Martin Edelman, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore.
Centrally located tumors: control vs. toxicity
Dr Suresh Senan, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam.
Tailored chemo-radiotherapy: maximize effect; minimize tissue damage
Dirk De Ruysscher, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands.
PET-CT guidance for treating nodules helps avoid overtreatment
Dr Barbara Malene Fischer, Copenhagen University.
Immune therapies restore tissue immunity to fight cancer
Professor Martin Reck, Grosshansdorf Hospital, Hamburg