The 24th Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) in conjunction with 9th AATS/ASCVTS Postgraduate Course and 4th Asia Single Port VATS Symposium will be held in Taipei International Convention Center (ITCC) in Taipei, Taiwan from April 6-10, 2016.
The “Meet the Professor: GIRD-FIRH Ward Round” will be held in Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease (GIRD) on July 22 (specifically Beijing Time at 20:00-22:00).
The Clinical Update Sleep 2016 is to be held in the Royal College of Physicians, London on 26 February 2016. This international conference on sleep disorders will review the latest evidence for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnoea, hypersomnia, parasomnia and insomnia. In February of 2016, a focused issue dedicated to this Clinical Update Sleep 2016 will be released.
Eminent Experts Worldwide, including editorial board members, authors, and readers, who know the journal well, provided testimonials for JTD. We are thankful for their support for the journal.
On June 19, 2015, the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)™ from Thomson Reuters announces the 2014 Journal Citation Report. According to the report, Journal of Thoracic Disease gains its first Impact Factor of 1. 783.
The 23rd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery(2015 ESTS) is going to be held from May 31 to June 3, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal
The 15th World Congress for the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus is to be held on Sept. 19–21, 2016 in Singapore.
Articles of Journal of Thoracic Disease are highlighted in Critical Care Journal Watch on April 19th
Here comes the good news! Four articles in the March Issue of Journal of Thoracic Disease are included in Critical Care Journal Watch of Critical Care Reviews on April 19th.
We are glad to announce that the book Lung Cancer is accomplished and launched recently by the AME Publishing Company.
3rd Asian Single Port VATS Symposium & Live Surgery: redefining the Future of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery
The 3rd Asian Single Port VATS Symposium & Live Surgery is going to be held from 26th-27th March 2015 in Hong Kong.
In cooperation with the Pan Hellenic Congress on Chest and Environmental Diseases, JTD has published a special issue on “Pneumothorax: From Definition to Diagnosis and Treatment”, which includes fine contributions from the congress president and participants.
Join us in The 56th American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, USA
The 56th American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting (ASTRO 2014) will take place at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA from September 14th to 17th, 2014. The conference is the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world and draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. This year’s meeting will highlight science that showcases how technology and biology advance the field and improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
Currently, the 22nd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery (from June 15–18) is undergoing in Copenhagen, Denmark. Surprisingly, each attendee found the Journal of Thoracic Disease in the delegate bag of the Conference.
The 50th Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is to be conducted at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois from May 30-June 3, 2014.
Special Issue: European Perspectives in Thoracic Surgery---- for the 22nd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery
The 22nd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery by European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) is to be held in Copenhagen, from June 15 – 18, 2014. European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS, www.ests.org) is the largest international organization purely dedicated to general thoracic surgery with over 1300 members.
The 94th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery (www.aats.org) is to be conducted at the Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada, from April 26-30, 2014.
The international symposium on Uniportal VATS-Wetlab and Live Surgery is going to be held from 26 to 28 February, 2014 in A Coruña, Spain. As an academic platform dedicated to providing latest advances in thoracic surgery in collaboration with international authorities, Journal of Thoracic Disease has the pleasure of endorsing the symposium.
Special issue on hypo- and hyper-fractionated radiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer using cutting-edge technologies
Hyper or hypo fractionated dose escalation/acceleration using optimized cutting-edge technologies, including but not limited to image-guided radiotherapy, 3-D conformal radiotherapy, stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric-modulated radiation therapy (VMAT) and proton therapy, will likely lead to improved clinical outcomes, but further studies are needed.
Together with a group of international experts and trendsetters in cardiac surgery, Journal of Thoracic Disease is going to launch a special issue on Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery by the end of 2013.
As the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer is around the corner, Journal of Thoracic Disease is going to publish a focus issue dedicated to lung cancer which will be available for the conference. Our guest editor for this focus issue is Prof. Kwun Fong, Co-President with Prof Michael Boyer of 15th IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
Masters of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery: a rewarding platform for thoracic surgeons' continued education
The “Masters of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery” program, endorsed by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and co-sponsored by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, will be held in Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Orlando, Florida on September 19-21, 2013. The course director is Thomas A. D’Amico, Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery, Chief of Section of General Thoracic Surgery and Program Director of Thoracic Surgery, from Duke University Medical Center.
The 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC 2013) which will take place at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia from October 27 through 30, 2013.
Since July 1, 2013, Journal of Thoracic Disease have cooperated with International Journal of Pathology and Clinical Medicine (www.gjbl.net, a well-recognized core journal in China) to launch the “JTD special column” in International Journal of Pathology and Clinical Medicine, where excellent articles selected from JTD will be translated into Chinese and published to reach a galaxy of Chinese physicians and researchers at home and abroad. We look forward to your valuable suggestions on the special column to make it more user-friendly and more extensive.
In wake of the popularization of the JTD App for iPhone, JTD App is now available for Android devices (Requires Android 2.1 or later) as we are dedicated to sharing with more readers the delight and convenience benefited from digital reading.
The American Heart Association (AHA) Annual Scientific Sessions 2013 is to be held at the Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas, USA from November 17th to November 19th.