Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the 2022 Hybrid Canadian Lung Cancer Conference.

Welcome to the 2022 Canadian Lung Cancer Conference that will be hosted as a hybrid (live and virtual) conference in Vancouver. There have been exciting advances in the treatment, diagnosis & staging of lung cancer. The meeting continues to have a multi-disciplinary focus to meet the needs of a wide variety of professionals.
Topics appealing to Medical Oncology, Respiratory Medicine, Radiation Oncology and Thoracic Surgery as well as Oncology Nursing will be presented. Our guest speakers will provide a wealth of expertise and knowledge to optimize the treatment of lung cancer patients.

We hope you will join us for this very informative and timely meeting.

Yours truly,
Conference Chairs:
Dr. Barb Melosky, Dr. Cheryl Ho , Dr. Randeep Sangha and
Dr. Devin Schellenberg

Objectives and Goals

• To improve the care of patients with lung cancer.
• To review new approaches to the treatment of NSCLC.
• To discuss the role of radiation oncology in the management of NSCLC.
• To update surgical options in NSCLC therapy.

Executive Committee:

Dr. Barb Melosky
Dr. Cheryl Ho
Dr. Randeep Sangha
Dr. Devin Schellenberg

Planning Committee:
Dr. Shantanu Banerji
Dr. Normand Blais
Dr. Ron Burkes
Dr. Charles Butts
Dr. Parneet Cheema
Dr. Peter Ellis
Ms. Shannon Farley
Dr. Diana Ionescu
Dr. Stephen Lam
Dr. Natasha Leighl
Ms. Bonnie Leung
Dr. Anna McGuire
Ms. Leslie Markin
Dr. Renelle Myers
Dr. Stephanie Snow
Dr. Anand Swaminath
Dr. John Yee

Betty Rice Award – 2022
Submission Deadline December 13th, 2021

The Betty Rice Award for Lung Cancer Research was created by the Rice Family in memory of Mrs. Rice who died of lung cancer several years ago. The Betty Rice Award was established to promote lung cancer research by clinical fellows or graduate students.  Two awards will be bestowed in honour of Mrs. Rice.  One for best pre-clincial research and one for best clinical research study in lung cancer.

The amount of each of the the Betty Rice awards is $2000.


TLC  |  Training in Lung Cancer, Resident & Fellows’ Program
LIVE Meeting- Apply for program here. Limited attendance available.
Deadline for applications- Monday December 6, 2021

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Fairmont Pacific Rim, Emerald Room
Live Attendance
Submission Deadline Monday December 6, 2021

Please note: Once you have applied for TLC your name will be submitted to the TLC Chairs for consideration. TLC Chairs, Dr. Randeep Sangha and Dr. Sarah Baker will confirm accepted candidates by mid-December. After receiving participation approval you will be requested to register for the main conference as well- Canadian Lung Cancer Conference. 


The Canadian Lung Cancer Conference and the host hotel will be following the provincial health guidelines to keep our delegates safe.  All CLCCO delegates attending in person must be double vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required.  Masks are mandatory except for when sitting at your table or eating/drinking.  Social distancing protocols will be in place, delegates will be asked to use same seat for entire day.