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17 November 2017

Detection of Lung Cancer at Early Stage Summit and Special training Course for Asia


A whole day training course will be held during the ISRD meeting on 17 November 2017 at the Shanghai International Conference Center
No. 2727 Binjiang Ave.
Pudong New District

Organizers: Chinese Alliance Against Lung Cancer, Shanghai Respiratory Medicine Clinical Quality Control Center

Course leaders: Dr Hu Jie, and Dr Yang Dawei.

The purpose of this training course is to provide state-of-art technology of early lung cancer detection, including but not limited to

  • advanced bronchoscopy biopsy,
  • fluorescence bronchoscopy and narrowband bronchoscopy,
  • bronchoscopy with electromagnetic navigation,
  • integrated intelligent imaging
  • and guideline for lung nodule follow up.

Experts in this area will include Prof Kwun Fong as the nominated APSR Executive Committee member, who will join this ESAP as an international faculty and speaker.

The normal registration fee is US$200, but a special half-price registration fee of US$100 for APSR members.

Reserve your place now at www.isrd.org/apsresaptraining/#/


08:30Opening and IntroductionChunxue Bai
08:40Speech from APSR PresidentKwun Fong
08:50Speech from IASLC CEOFred R Hirsch
09:00Speech from Chinese AcademicianJie He
09:10Lung Cancer in ChinaJie He
09:45PD-L1 IHC assay as a predictive biomarker for immunotherapy: The Blueprint ProjectFred R Hirsch
10:20History and Progress of Lung cancerKwun Fong
10:55Lung Cancer in womenM Patricia Rivera
11:30Evaluation of pulmonary nodules: clinical practice consensus guidelines for Asia and Pacific countries and RegionsChunxue Bai
13:30Lung cancer Biomarkers for early detectionCharles A Powell
14:05Clinical application of auto fluorescence Bronchoscopy and narrowband BronchoscopyJiayuan Sun
14:40Diagnosis of Pulmonary Nodules with Electromagnetic navigationRex Yung
15:15Guided bronchoscopy for the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary noduleRex Yung
15:50Dancing to Michael Jackson – How Alibaba might revolutionize Health CareChristoph Thümmler


  • Chunxue Bai
    Chairman of Chinese Alliance Against Lung Cancer
    Professor of Fudan University
  • Kwun Fong
    Professor, Department of Thoracic Medicine, The Prince Charles Hospital
    Professor, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Jie He
    President of Cancer Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Fred R Hirsch
    Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Pia
    Endowed Chair University of Colorado Cancer Center
    CEO, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
  • Charles A Powell
    Janice and Coleman Rabin Professor of Medicine, System Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health
  • M Patricia Rivera
    Professor of medicine University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (UNC)
    Chair of the ATS Thoracic Oncology Assembly
    Vice-chair of the ACCP Thoracic Oncology Network
  • Jiayuan Sun
    Director of Endoscopy Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Christoph Thümmler
    Edinburgh Napier University
  • Rex Yung
    Professor of Johns Hopkins University, USA