Membership Criteria

 

The NLCRT consists of member organizations and invited experts who reflect a broad involvement in increasing lung cancer screening, promoting tobacco treatment, and optimizing treatment for lung cancer patients. Applications for membership will be reviewed by the NLCRT Membership Committee and submitted to the NLCRT Steering Committee for approval.

General Criteria for Membership

Organizations or individuals must meet one or more of the criteria listed below to be considered for membership:

  • Have a strong interest in reducing lung cancer morbidity and mortality
  • Have outstanding expertise and reputation in lung cancer information and research
  • Have special expertise in lung cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment
  • Can deliver lung cancer education to patients and/or providers
  • Can deliver lung cancer screening services
  • Can deliver tobacco treatment services

Categories of Membership

Members of the NLCRT are grouped into three categories:

  • Organizational/Institutional Members
    • Professional societies
    • Advocacy organizations
    • Federal agencies
    • Cancer centers
  • Invited Individuals
  • Corporate Associates

Organizational/Institutional Members shall designate a representative member and an alternate member. Each member organization shall have full membership rights including the right to attend NLCRT meetings, to participate in discussion, to vote, to be a candidate for elective office, and to accept appointment to committees and task groups. Members with governmental affiliation (designated as non-advocacy members) will abstain from voting on policy issues.

Invited Individuals include those with outstanding expertise in reducing lung cancer morbidity and mortality, promoting tobacco treatment, and a commitment to quality of life for lung cancer patients and survivors. Individual members shall have all of the participatory benefits of organizational/institutional members. Individuals must be invited to apply.

Corporate Associates shall have all of the participatory rights of organizational or institutional members with the exception of voting rights and/or the right to serve as an elected officer of the NLCRT. Corporate members are, however, encouraged to seek and accept appointment to task groups, for which they do not have a financial interest. An industry representative may be a member of an unrelated task group and/or subgroup, but not one in which there is the appearance of a conflict of interest. Industry representatives may participate in subgroup meetings, but they cannot be members.

They must demonstrate a commitment to:

  • Making products that aid in lung cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. The efficacy of these products must be supported by scientific research.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to patient and provider lung cancer education and high quality screening.

Apply For Membership

Membership
Overview

The National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT) is a trusted coalition of public, private, and voluntary organizations and invited experts, dedicated to reducing the incidence of and mortality from lung cancer in the United States.

Membership Responsibilities

National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT) members are expected to attend at least one meeting per year in order to maintain membership.There are no dues or fees. Members are encouraged to actively participate on one of our many committees or task group.

Membership
Criteria

The NLCRT consists of member organizations and invited experts who reflect a broad involvement in increasing lung cancer screening, promoting tobacco treatment, and optimizing treatment for lung cancer patients. 

Membership Application

The following form will be used to gather information in order to process your membership application. Be sure to complete the entire form.