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In Memoriam

Epitaphs and articles written in memory of those leaders who have impacted the field of thoracic oncology.

Robert L. Comis, MD

Clinical Trial Leader and Patient Champion Passes Away at 71 Robert L. Comis, MD, passed away suddenly in his home on May 10, 2017. He was...

Former MD Anderson President Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre Passes Away at 92

By Waun Ki Hong, MD Charles M. LeMaistre (1924–2017) Charles A. LeMaistre, MD, past president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a...

Dr. James D. Cox

James D. Cox, MD, a leader in the radiation oncology community and pioneer of proton therapy, passed away in August, just a month after...

In Memoriam – Gregory A. Curt, MD

On July 31, 2016, the lung cancer and oncology research community lost a respected researcher and leader, Gregory Curt, MD, who died at the...

Robert B. Livingston, MD

The lung cancer research community lost a respected leader and significant contributor to the field with the passing of Robert B. Livingston, MD, a...

Dr. David J. Sugarbaker

David J. Sugarbaker, MD, an internationally known pioneer in the surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma and of complex thoracic cancers, passed away in...

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