The latest news from the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG):

Revised Lung Cancer Staging Criteria

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The Second Edition of the IASLC Staging Manual in Thoracic Oncology reports on the latest revisions of the tumor, node and metastasis (TNM) classifications of thoracic malignancies, namely, lung cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma, carcinoma of the esophagus and of the … Read More

BTOG Lifetime Achievement Award 2004 to 2018

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Each year the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) gives a lifetime achievement award to an individual who in the steering committee’s opinion has made a significant contribution to the management of thoracic malignancies in the UK and Ireland.  The award … Read More

Survey Results: NSCLC Brain Mets (EORTC)

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BTOG distributed this EORTC survey to our members and the resulting article has just been published: Diversity of brain metastases screening and management in non-small cell lung cancer in Europe: Results of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of … Read More

EJC Article – Results from a BTOG Trial

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Article from the European Journal of Cancer: Carboplatin versus two doses of cisplatin in combination with gemcitabine in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Results from a British Thoracic Oncology Group randomised phase III trial Please see article.

ASCO 2017 National Update

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ASCO 2017 National Update – Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation in partnership with BTOG Friday 9th June 2017 – Wellcome Collection, London The main focus for this Roy Castle Lung Castle Foundation meeting, planned in partnership with the British Thoracic … Read More

BTOG Position Statement December 2016

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The BTOG Position Statement 2016 is now available. This document provides the brief background of BTOG and achievements to date and confirms BTOG’s Core Principles and Key Activities. Please view here. 784018778_British Thoracic Oncology Group Position Statement Final Dec 2016  

About the BTOG Steering Committee Chair

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Dr Sanjay Popat is Consultant Thoracic Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Molecular Genetics and Genomics Group at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. Dr Popat has published in … Read More