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Lung Cancer Video Library – Spanish Language: PDL1 as a biomarker for second line treatment

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Dr. Luis Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Florida International University again joined GRACE to discuss updates to the basics of lung cancer. In this (audio only, Spanish language) webcast for the Spanish lung cancer video library, Dr. Raez discusses PDL1 as a biomarker for second-line treatment.


 

 

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PDL1 como biomarcador para segundo tratamiento


PDL1 as a biomarker for second-line treatment


Denise Brock

Lung Cancer Video Library – Spanish Language: PDL1 as a biomarker for first line treatment

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Dr. Luis Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Florida International University again joined GRACE to discuss updates to the basics of lung cancer. In this (audio only, Spanish language) webcast for the Spanish lung cancer video library, Dr. Raez discusses PDL1 as a biomarker for first-line treatment.


 

 

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TRANSCRIPTS – Spanish and English
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PDL1 como biomarcador para primer tratamiento


PDL1 as a biomarker for first-line treatment


Denise Brock

Lung Cancer Video Library – PDL1 as a Biomarker for Second Line

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H. Jack West, MD
President & CEO, GRACE

 

We are pleased to have GRACE’s Jack West, MD, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington, and President and CEO of GRACE bring 2017 updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library.  

In this latest video, Dr. West discusses exciting new advances in NSCLC –  PDL1 as a Biomarker for Second Line.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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Lung Cancer Video Library – PDL1 As A Biomarker For First Line

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H. Jack West, MD
President & CEO, GRACE

 

We are pleased to have GRACE’s Jack West, MD, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington, and President and CEO of GRACE bring 2017 updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library.  

In this latest video, Dr. West discusses exciting new advances in NSCLC –  PDL1 as a Biomarker for First Line.  

 


 

 

 

 

 

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How Important is the Impact of Smoking Cessation on Survival?

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Drs. Ben Solomon, Leora Horn, & Jack West review impressive data demonstrating a striking survival improvement from successful efforts at smoking cessation among smokers undergoing lung cancer CT screening.

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Dr. West:  Finally, there’s a fair bit — we cover a lot of ground at the World Conference on Lung Cancer, and one of the topics that I think is good to have gotten airplay is smoking cessation, and tobacco interests and policy. I was surprised, and it was sobering to see a presentation at the Presidential Symposium that suggested that smoking cessation efforts, in the process of lung cancer screening, makes a bigger interest — has a bigger impact on patient survival, not necessarily from lung cancer, but potentially from cardiovascular issues, than picking up lung cancer. Were there things about the smoking cessation discussions during this meeting that had an impact for you, or that you found particularly surprising?

Dr. Solomon:  I’m not surprised with those findings, I think smoking has a huge range of detrimental health effects, even outside lung cancer — other types of cancer, as you pointed out, cardiovascular disease as well, and I think it’s important to have strong smoking cessation measures, both at the levels of doctors and patients, but also as a society, and at a governmental level. In Australia, we’ve recently introduced plain paper packaging of cigarettes, so instead of having very attractive, different colored cigarette boxes, the government has chosen that the nastiest shade of green, sort of a puke-colored, green-brown color, to wrap cigarette packets in now. Tobacco companies are taking the government to court because they know that it will impact on sales, but I think those sorts of measures together with, as unpopular as it may be, taxes on tobacco, are things that have real impacts on smoking rates in the population, and in young people.

Dr. West:  Yeah, absolutely. It turns out the biggest impact you can have is raising taxes, especially in young smokers. Your thoughts — anything to add?

Dr. Horn:  So, I think what Australia is doing is incredible, and I remember hearing about it at the last meeting. You know, the study that they presented with smoking cessation screening — the problem is, most patients who are being screened are over age 55, so they’ve been smoking for thirty years. And so, you know, the more that we can do to stop young people from ever starting is really going to be the key to reducing smoking-related cancers.

Dr. West:  Thank you so much for joining me.

Dr. Solomon: Thanks, Jack.

Dr. Horn: Thanks, Jack!


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