Posted: May 27, 2019
In March 2019, another successful Best of the World Lung Cancer Conference (BWLCC) was held in Lima, Peru. This was the fourth year in a row that the IASLC-LATAM (Latin American) Group organized a BWLCC in Lima. More than 160 attendees were provided with the most scientifically important presentations from the IASLC 2018 World Conference on Lung Cancer by a world-renowned faculty of IASLC members including Drs. Hossein Borghaei, Luis E. Raez, Claudio Martin, Luis A. Corrales, Andrés Cardona, Edgardo Santos, Francisco Tarrazzi, and Ana Botero. The meeting also featured IASLC-member faculty based in Latin America, including Drs. Luis A. Mas, Carlos Carracedo, Carlos Vallejos, Edgar Amorin, and Carlos Aliaga.
BWLCC encourages audience participation through numerous case presentations and roundtable discussions. The highlight this year was the creation of an IASLC-Lung Study Group in Peru, which comprises 30 early-career oncologists and residents who are recent IASLC members. This group will meet virtually every month with Dr. Luis E. Raez, the IASLC-LATAM chair, to discuss the latest developments in lung cancer.
The conference was organized by Drs. Denisse Bretel, Luis A. Mas, and Luis E. Raez, with the support of local and international industry. ✦