Thoracic malignancies represent the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This continuing medical education activity will focus on recent developments in comprehensive care of patients with malignancies of the chest. Faculty will provide important information regarding lung cancer types, causes, prognosis and treatment. Important clinical advances and clinical trials including surgical, medical, radiation, and palliative techniques will also be discussed. This program is designed for family practitioners, internists, pulmonologists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and any healthcare professionals with an interest in learning more about lung cancer.