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IASLC WCLC Update – Call for posters and final Program released

Please join us for the 5th ITONF Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Satellite Workshop at the IASLC-World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto, Canada. There is no cost associated with attending the workshop this year and you can register to attend on theIASLC-WCLC website or email ashleigh@lungfoundation.com.au. To view the program, click here. The International Thoracic Oncology Nursing Forum (ITONF) is providing […]

July 26, 2018 at 12:28 pm by Ashleigh Ricardo

Call for Expressions of Interest/Nominations

We are now accepting expressions of interest and nominations for positions on the International Thoracic Oncology Nursing Forum’s Steering Committee. The following positions are opening for election: Chair Vice Chair Steering Committee Member (US/CAN)   This nomination/election process will proceed over the next several months with plans to announce the elections results at the ITONF […]

July 13, 2018 at 1:58 pm by Ashleigh Ricardo

ITONF’s Annual Report 2017 Now Available (see About Us section)

Melissa Culligan, the chair of ITONF, has recently released the 2017 Annual Report. Please look to the About Us page for the latest Activity Report.

February 26, 2018 at 8:44 pm by Ashleigh Ricardo

Now Available – Excellence in Thoracic Oncology Care – ITONF 2017 Workshop, Yokahama, Japan

Dear Thoracic Oncology Colleagues, On behalf of the entire International Thoracic Oncology Nursing Forum (ITONF) Steering Committee, we wish you a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2018! We are proud to share with you the website launch of……… ITONF 2017 Workshop: Excellence in Thoracic Oncology Care We would like to thank all those who participated […]

February 26, 2018 at 8:37 pm by Ashleigh Ricardo

ITONF’s Chair, Melissa Culligan’s interview with Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

ITONF’s Chair Melissa Culligan was recently interviewed by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and featured on their website on 8th May 2017. Melissa Culligan, RN, MS, a mesothelioma nurse at the University of Maryland and a member of the Mesothelioma Foundation’s Board of Directors, spoke about her role in the nursing field and was done […]

May 11, 2017 at 1:36 am by Maheshi Wadasinghe

Promoting ITONF at the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 42nd Annual Congress in Denver, Colorado, USA

ITONF Steering Committee member Massey Nematollahi recently attended the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 42nd Annual Congress in Denver, Colorado, USA.  Massey promoted the ITONF and engaged nurse delegates to consider joining ITONF to keep up to date with global thoracic cancer nursing news.  A big thank you to the International Association for the Study of […]

May 11, 2017 at 1:34 am by Maheshi Wadasinghe

In the news – Innovation Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Care Workshop

The International Thoracic Oncology Nursing Forum (ITONF) presented “Innovating Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Care,” an extensive educational workshop that covered such topics as immunotherapy, clinical trials, vaping and smoking cessation, and social media and e-health. Read more about it here on page 11 of the February 2017 edition of the IASLC Lung Cancer News.

March 13, 2017 at 1:33 am by Maheshi Wadasinghe

From the Chair

September 2016 Dear ITONF member, I hope this message finds you all well and enjoying the last bits of summer or winter depending where you live. ITONF Workshop – Program Now Finalized Over the past several months, the ITONF Steering Committee has been hard at work finalizing the ITONF Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Satellite Workshop […]

September 28, 2016 at 10:58 pm by Mariano Aran

Message to ITONF Members from ITONF Chair

Dear ITONF members, On behalf of the entire ITONF steering committee, we would like to thank all those who participated in our Thoracic Oncology Nurse and Allied-Health Workshop held on September 6, 2015 in Denver, Colorado, USA in conjunction with IASLC – 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. The workshop was well attended and featured […]

November 12, 2015 at 4:07 am by Mariano Aran

Spaces available on the Principles of Mesothelioma Care Module – Application form available here

There are currently spaces on the Principles of Mesothelioma Care Module which we will be running in February 2016 . This innovative module will provide the student with the necessary specialist knowledge and skills to care for patients with mesothelioma. The social context of mesothelioma and the implications for patients and carers will be critically […]

November 9, 2015 at 12:19 am by Mariano Aran