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    • What's the Status and Potential Utility of Cabozantinib in Lung Cancer?
      by  GRACE Video  on  Apr 24, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      Dr. Heather Wakelee of Stanford University Medical Center discusses whether or not cabozantinib - a drug already approved for thyroid cancer - can help patients with lung cancer. February 2014. [powerpress]...  (Read More)



    • MK-3475 and its Efficacy in Lung Cancer
      by  GRACE Video  on  Apr 23, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      Dr. Edward Garon discusses what researchers are learning about MK-3475, an immune therapy treatment currently in clinical trial. February 2014.  [powerpress]...  (Read More)



    • Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Chemotherapy - Options and Practice by Dr. Weiss
      by  Dr. Weiss  on  Apr 22, 2014  in  GRACE :: Head/Neck Cancer

      Dr. Jared Weiss, University of North Carolina, discusses chemotherapy options and practice in late stage oropharynx cancer.   [powerpress] Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Chemotherapy - Options and Practice Audio Podcast   What you will hear in part 4 Adding chemotherapy to oropharynx cancer treatment What is chemo and how does it...  (Read More)



    • How Do the Different Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Lung Cancer Compare?
      by  GRACE Video  on  Apr 21, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      Dr. Edward Garon warns that it is still too early to compare which immune therapies will be more effective in treating lung cancer.February 2014. [powerpress]...  (Read More)



    • Core Principles of Managing Locally Advanced (Stage III) NSCLC
      by  Dr West  on  Apr 20, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      Here's a text-heavy but still brief summary "slidedoc" of what I would consider to be the core principles of managing locally advanced, or stage III, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This is a heterogeneous population that accounts for about 40% of the patients newly diagnosed with NSCLC, with some having far more extensive and bulky diseas...  (Read More)



    • Do you see PARP inhibitors as a single drug therapy or more in a combination setting?
      by  GRACE Video  on  Apr 18, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      Dr. Cathy Pietanza of Memorial Sloan Kettering discusses whether PARP treatments can be taken alone or if they must be taken with other drugs. February 2014. [powerpress]...  (Read More)



    • Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Treatment and Side Effects by Dr. Geoffrey Geiger
      by  Dr. Geiger  on  Apr 15, 2014  in  GRACE :: Head/Neck Cancer

      Dr. Geoffrey Geiger, University of Pennsylvania, outlines the course of radiotherapy treatment and side effects for head and neck cancer.   [powerpress] Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Treatment and Side Effects Audio Podcast   What you will hear in part 3 Medications Side effects; and  Side effect management   Glossary...  (Read More)



    • What is the value of maintenance therapy in advanced NSCLC, and who should get it?
      by  Dr West  on  Apr 13, 2014  in  GRACE :: Lung Cancer

      We've covered the question of maintenance therapy for lung cancer in many posts over the past 5-6 years as it has evolved from a concept with little evidence to a standard of care, but it is difficult to get a good summary of the big picture. This presentation is my attempt to distill the field into the most important principles.   W...  (Read More)



    • Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Planning for External Beam Radiotherapy by Dr. Geoffrey Geiger
      by  Dr. Geiger  on  Apr 8, 2014  in  GRACE :: Head/Neck Cancer

      Dr. Geoffrey Geiger, University of Pennsylvania, discusses the process of planning radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.   [powerpress] Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Planning for External Beam Radiotherapy Audio Podcast   What you will hear in part 2 What to expect during radiation treatment   Glossary of terms you will...  (Read More)



    • The Spectrum of Cancer Progression (50 Shades of Progression)
      by  Dr West  on  Apr 5, 2014  in  GRACE :: Cancer Basics

      Here's a general summary of a thoughtful approach to how we might assess progression of disease, recognizing that it isn't just a simple matter of a "yes/no" question of progression or not.   And for those who want the pdf to print, here it is: 50 Shades of Cancer Progression Feel free to leave questions. comments, objections, etc. here....  (Read More)




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