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Thoracic Oncology


Advances the concept of multidisciplinary care of the patient with thoracic cancer.

Mission Statement

The mission of the CHEST Thoracic Oncology NetWork is to bring together the multidisciplinary community interested in thoracic malignancies with the goal of providing outstanding education for our professional community and patients; advancing the field through clinical, translational, and basic research; and promoting the delivery of cutting-edge, evidence-based care to our patients.

What's New?


Management of IPC-Related Infectious Complications

Management of IPC-Related Infectious Complications

Summary of lung cancer staging infographic

Summary of Lung Cancer Staging

Biomarker Testing in Metastatic NSCLC

Biomarker Testing in Metastatic NSCLC

As a NetWork member, you're welcome to join your NetWork Steering Committee calls. If interested in joining an upcoming call, please contact  Maggie Kosinski, and she will be happy to share access information.


Nichole Tanner, MD, MS, FCCP
Liaison: CHEST 2021 Scientific Program Committee



Abbie Begnaud, MD, BS

Steering Committee

Brett Bade, MD
Jose De Cardenas, MD, FCCp
Sohini Ghoh, MD
Anne Gonzalez, MD, FCCP
Jason Long, MD
Hiren Mehta, MD, FCCP
Vivek Murthy, MD, FCCP
Samaan Rafeq, MD, FCCP
Ellen Volker, MD, FCCP

Fellow-in-Training Member

William Brasher, MD
Tara Brown, MD


Frank Detterbeck, MD, FCCP
Gerard Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP

Ex Officio Member

M. Patricia Rivera, MD, FCCP

Staff Liaison

Maggie Kosinski

Twitter Handle Pilot Subcommittee:


Priya Patel, MD
Jasleen Pannu, MD
Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP

Infographics Pilot Subcommittee:


Nina Thomas, MD
Audra Schwalk, MD

Interview with Key Opinion Leaders Pilot Subcommittee:


Munish Luthra, MD, FCCP
Alberto Revelo, MD
Ashish Maskey, MBBS