6th International

Lung Cancer Summit

4th October, Lausanne


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Our Chairs Invite You To Join!

Following the great success of the virtual International Lung Cancer Summit (ILCS), we look forward to welcoming you to the 6th edition of this interactive hybrid meeting. Similar to recent years, the ILCS will showcase the latest discoveries and advances performed towards the treatment of lung cancer. The conference will leverage digital channels to provide exceptional outreach and opportunities for delegates from Medical Offices, Universities and Institutes to interact with world-class Medical Oncologists and Industry Professionals working in the field of lung cancer treatment and research.
The ILCS constitutes an ideal platform to share knowledge and seamless treatment procedures with our local and international speakers from the USA, Spain, UK, Italy, Netherlands, France, Austria and Switzerland.

Solange Peters, MD-PhD

Solange Peters, MD-PhD, is Professor and chair of Medical Oncology as well as the Thoracic Malignancies programme in the department of oncology at Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, and serves as deputy editor of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, and on the editorial board of several other oncology journals. Professor Peters is active in the educational programs of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), notably working as the current editor of the ESMO lung cancer clinical practice guidelines. She is the Chair of ESMO Women for Oncology Committee, and she is the youngest ESMO President ever, for a mandate in 2020-2021. She was also a member of the IASLC board of directors, and acts as vice president of the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research lung group. She received both her doctorate in medicine and PhD from Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland. After completing her clinical education in medical oncology and molecular biology in Switzerland and Italy, Professor Peters has specialized in thoracic tumors, lung cancer, and pleural tumors.

Alfredo Addeo, MD

Alfredo Addeo, MD, is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland. He is the author of numerous national and international peer-reviewed publications in renowned scientific journals, including first- and last-author publications in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology and Lancet Oncology. He has acted as a reviewer for several international scientific journals, including Journal of Thoracic Oncology and JAMA Oncology, and is an associate editor for Frontiers in Thoracic Oncology and guest editor for Precision Cancer Medicine. Dr. Addeo is an active ESMO member and a member of the EORTC lung group. He actively participates in ETOP (European Thoracic Oncology Platform) and SAKK (the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research) and is a researcher and co-investigator of several national and international studies.

Impressions of the ILCS 2023


Join us live online or on site at the

Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois – CHUV

Fondation ISREC, Bâtiment AGORA

Rue du Bugnon 25A

1005 Lausanne, Switzerland


5 SGMO CME Credits

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This meeting is accredited and CME-certified! Add this event to your calendar by selecting your calendar and download your certificate of attendance after the conference.

Swiss Society of Medical Oncology: 5 credit points

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME): 4.5 credit points

Tentative PROGRAM

4th October 2024

All times are in Central European Time


Welcome by Chairs

Solange Peters & Alfredo Addeo


Advancements in Lung Cancer Diagnostics: Current Guidelines and Emerging Tests

Keith kerr (uk)


Novel Therapeutic Options in Targeting EGFR and ALK Beyond Osimertinib and Alectinib

Anne-Marie Dingemans (Netherlands)


Rare But Actionable: How To Target for RET, METex14 and NTRK

Roberto Ferrara (Italy)


Open Discussion & Coffee Break


Decoding Actionable Alterations: Insights from KRAS, HER2, and c-MET



The Emerging Role of ADCs in Lung Cancer: Navigating Timing and Applications for Optimal Use

Jarushka Naidoo (Ireland)


Surgical Dilemmas in NSCLC: Defining Resectability for Optimal Patient Outcomes in the IO Era

Nuria maria novoa (spain)


Tailoring IO in Resectable NSCLC: Personalized Approaches for Improved Outcomes

Delvys Rodriguez Abreu (Spain)


Open Discussion & Coffee Break


DEBATE: Balancing Efficacy, Toxicity, and Patient-Centered Care For IO Duration in NSCLC

  • We Must Seize Every Opportunity To Cease IO

    Giannis Mountzios (Greece)
  • We Must Maximize IO Benefits Through Prolonged Therapy

    Sandip Patel (USA)


Reshaping Our Approaches in SCLC: Latest Therapeutic Options and Future Strategies

Stephen Liu (USA)


Open Questions, Patient Cases & Guidelines

Panel Discussion With All

SEE YOU SOON: 4th October 2024








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