Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the 2022 LIVE Canadian Lung Cancer Conference taking place at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, BC from Wednesday July 6th to Thursday July 7th, 2022.

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.


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  This activity was approved by the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists for a maximum of 4 hours.

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. Diana Ionescu
Dr. Stephen Lam
Dr. Natasha Leighl
Ms. Bonnie Leung
Dr. Anna McGuire
Ms. Leslie Markin
Dr. Renelle Myers
Dr. Benoit Samson
Dr. Stephanie Snow
Dr. Anand Swaminath

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


Wednesday July 6, 2022 – 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. 

Thursday, July 7th, 2022 Betty Rice Awards results:

Congratulations to:

Suzanne Kazandjian for best Clinical Research Abstract
Fraser Johnson for best Basic Research Abstract

Review of research will be presented at the Live 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 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.