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    • Immunotherapy for Metastatic Kidney Cancer Shows Increased Survival [GRACE :: Kidney Cancer]
        The immune checkpoint inhibitor Opdivo (nivolumab) has been shown to increase survival for patients with metastatic clear cell kidney cancer (also called renal cell carcinoma, or RCC). [powerpress] Download Transcript Please feel free to offer comments
    • Introducing the GRACE Cancer Video Library (Starting with Lung Cancer) [GRACE :: News/Info]
      I'm very pleased to announce the launch of the GRACE Cancer Video Library, a new format for presenting content that I hope will be appealing for everyone and will allow GRACE to provide a constant stream of new content from multiple experts on a broader range of su
    • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Medically Inoperable Early Stage Lung Cancer [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Dr. Chris Loiselle, radiation oncologist, describes stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) as a helpful and increasingly favored treatment option for sicker, "medically inoperable" patients with early stage lung cancer. [powerpress] Download Trans
    • Join GRACE at the 2015 ALK, ROS1 & EGFR Lung Cancer Patient Forum [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
      WHAT: Acquired Resistance in Lung Cancer Patient ForumWHEN: Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015WHERE: Marriott Waterfront San Francisco, 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010WHO: ALK, ROS1 & EGFR lung cancer patients and their caregiversREGISTER HERE Researchers are
    • Special Considerations for Lung Cancer Surgery in the Elderly [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Should older patients with lung cancer undergo surgery? What issues affect the probability of an elderly patients safely undergoing lung cancer surgery. Dr. Eric Vallières, thoracic surgeon, provides an expert perspective. [powerpress] Download Transc
    • Challenges of Pneumonectomy Surgery [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Dr. Eric Vallières, thoracic surgeon, describes the phsycial challenges and risks for patients who undergo a pneumonectomy for lung cancer. [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our
    • Types of Lung Surgery: From Wedge Resection to Pneumonectomy [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        There are multiple different types of lung cancer surgery. Dr. Eric Vallières, thoracic surgeon, reviews the different forms of lung surgery, include wedge resection, segmentectomy, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy. [powerpress] Download Transcript [rati
    • Defining TNM Staging and Early Stage NSCLC [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Dr. Eric Vallières, thoracic surgeon, reviews the structure and purpose of staging using the current tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) system for lung cancer. [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer comments and raise que
    • Managing Malignant Pleural Effusions: Pleurodesis [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Dr. Jed Gorden reviews the technique of pleurodesis to manage the complication of recurrent malignant pleural effusion (MPE). [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our Discussion Fo
    • Managing Malignant Pleural Effusions: Tunneled Pleural Catheter [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        A tunneled pleural catheter is an excellent way to manage the symptoms of a recurrent malignant pleural effusion. Dr. Jed Gorden describes how it is placed and how it works. [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer c
    • Managing Malignant Pleural Effusions: Thoracentesis [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Dr. Jed Gorden describes the details of how a thoracentesis is performed in order to clarify the diagnosis and treat symptoms of a malignant pleural effusion (MPE). [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer comments a
    • Introduction to Malignant Pleural Effusions [GRACE :: Lung Cancer]
        Interventional pulmonologist Dr. Jed Gorden reviews malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) are a common complication of lung cancer and some other cancers. [powerpress] Download Transcript [ratingwidget] Please feel free to offer comments and raise ques

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