13th Nordic Lung Cancer Symposium 19-22.4.2018 in Vaasa

Dear Colleague,

The Nordic Thoracic Oncology Group is again arranging its once in two years symposium on lung cancer and mesothelioma for participants from Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. The meeting is rotating between the four Nordic countries, and will this time take place in Vaasa Finland in collaboration with Vaasa central hospital. The symposium will cover aspects on SCLC, NSCLC, and Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and includes session on diagnosis, staging, biology, and treatment.  This year we shall have interactive and simulation based approaches with inter professional learning.

Posters are welcome, and a separate poster session will be arranged provided that enough of posters are displayed. We hope to receive your abstracts for posters utbildning(at)vshp.fi by March 15th 2018.

Physicians and specializing physicians interested in thoracic malignancies from all four Nordic countries are participating and it is open for other participants as well.

We sincerely hope you will be able to participate in this symposium and look very much forward to seeing you in Vaasa.

Conference venue:

Alere, Vaasa and Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa


Programme starts Thursday April 19 at 17:00 and ends Sunday April 22 at 12:30.
It covers aspects on both SCLC, NSCLC, and Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and includes session on diagnosis, organization, staging, biology, and treatment.

Kind regards,

Antti Jekunen professor and chief  physician, Vaasa Oncology Clinic and Heidi Andersén chief physician, Pulmonary department, Vaasa for the local organizing comittee

and NTOG organizing committee: Eeva-Maija Nieminen (SF), Jens Ben Sørensen (DK), Signe Friesland (S),  Odd Terje Brustugun (NO)


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