The radio show, which is sponsored by The CHEST Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the ACCP, will address the latest detection and treatment advances in lung cancer and will include an update on the ACCP Lung Cancer Guidelines released in January 2003. The show will also be simulcast live on the Internet at www.vitaloptions.org and on XM Satellite Radio, the ASK! Channel 165. Callers can enter discussions toll-free by dialing 1-800-GRP-ROOM (1-800-477-7666) or send their comments and questions by email to email@example.com.
"It is a privilege for The Group Room to be broadcasting live from the CHEST 2003 annual meeting. This collaboration with The CHEST Foundation will allow us to maximize our audience reach and further support our mutual efforts and goals of providing firsthand clinical information from some of the world's leading lung cancer experts," said Selma R. Schimmel, Founder and CEO of Vital Options International.
Joining Ms. Schimmel, who is also the host of The Group Room, will be contributors to the Lung Cancer Guidelines and Fellows of the ACCP (FCCP) in Hour 1: Curtis Sessler, MD, FCCP, Program Chair of the CHEST 2003 Meeting, Professor of Medicine with the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; Gene Colice, MD, FCCP, Professor of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Director, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, Vice Chair and Editor of the "Follow-Up and Surveillance" chapter of
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