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Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the 2023 LIVE Canadian Lung Cancer Conference taking place at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, BC on Thursday February 2, and Friday February 3, 2023. 

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 and transfer knowledge of 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. Quincy Chu
Dr. Peter Ellis
Ms. Shannon Farley
Dr. Glenn Goss
Dr. Diana Ionescu
Dr. Rosalyn Juergens
Dr. Stephen Lam
Dr. Natasha Leighl
Ms. Bonnie Leung
Dr. Anna McGuire
Ms. Leslie Markin
Dr. Renelle Myers
Dr. Benoit Samson
Dr. Frances Shepherd
Dr. Stephanie Snow
Dr. Anand Swaminath
Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao
Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price

TLC  |  Training in Lung Cancer, Resident & Fellows’ Program
LIVE Meeting- Apply for program here. Limited attendance available.


Thursday February 2, 2023 – Live Attendance
Fairmont Pacific Rim, Emerald Room

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. 

Betty Rice Awards:

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.
(Awardees must register for the Cdn Lung Cancer Conference)

The applications will be reviewed by a multi-disciplinary committee that will include Dr. Barb Melosky, Chair of the Betty Rice Award Review Committee, BC Cancer.
The awardees will give a short 5 minute presentation of their research during the Canadian Lung Cancer Conference on Friday February 3, 2023.
The awardees must be able to present live and register and attend the Cdn Lung Cancer Conference.

Applications must be received by December 10th, 2022. To apply please select button below.



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 may be required.  Masks are recommended when moving through the halls. Please self monitor and do not attend if you have any flu symptoms.

Fairmont Pacific Rim

Fairmont Pacific Rim, designed to exceed the highest standards and services, offers luxury in downtown Vancouver accommodations. Featuring luxury linens, Stearns & Foster beds, spacious spa-like marble bathrooms with television-mirrors, a media connectivity panel, as well as wall-mounted LCD televisions with surround-sound.