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Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered this past year (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO 2021...

Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO for 2021. For this...

Dr. Rafeh Naqash, one of the participants in the GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on understanding clinical...

Dr. Medhavi Gupta, one of the participants in this past year's GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on Breast...

Dr. Medhavi Gupta, one of the participants in this past year's GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on Breast...

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What Is Precision Medicine? Many people I speak with are not familiar with the term “precision medicine” (sometimes referred to as “personalized...

What Is Precision Medicine? Many people I speak with are not familiar with the term “precision medicine” (sometimes referred to as “personalized...

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AfterCT, tissue biopsy and pet scan, I was diagnosed as stage 1 b lung non small adenocacinoma, exon19 deletion EGFR mutation and TP53 mutation. When...

I am a 63 yr old non smoker. I had breast cancer 20 yrs ago. Chemo radiation and have been doing well . I recently have pain in the base of my neck...

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ASCO/ESMO 2021 Lung Cancer Recap

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Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered this past year (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO 2021, regarding patients dealing with a Lung Cancer diagnosis.

For this series, the doctors discuss new trials for patients with NSCLC and SCLC.  The video discussions cover the following topics:

IMpower010: Atezolizumab after Chemo in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered (virtually)  to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO for 2021.  

For this series, the doctors discuss new trials for patients with NSCLC. In this video, the doctors discuss IMpower010, and Adjuvant Atezolizumab After Chemotherapy in Resected Stage I-IIIA NSCLC.  
 

What Is Precision Medicine?

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What Is Precision Medicine?


Many people I speak with are not familiar with the term “precision medicine” (sometimes referred to as “personalized medicine”). In recent years this field has come to the forefront of medicine, particularly in treating diseases such as cancer. Precision medicine offers the promise of customized healthcare to patients, based on an individual’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle. This article gives a high-level introduction to precision medicine.

Am I too late for surgery?

AfterCT, tissue biopsy and pet scan, I was diagnosed as stage 1 b lung non small adenocacinoma, exon19 deletion EGFR mutation and TP53 mutation. When the surgeon opened up, she found a few drops on my same side lung plural, so she closed up and did not perused the surgery we planned and told me it is stage 4 and I can not have surgery any more. I was really disappointed! but my most recent blood liquid biopsy shows that There is no detected blood cancer cell or any mutations in my blood.

Need help adrenal metastasis from stable multifocal nsclc

I need information on adrenal metastasis from multifocal nsclc. Initial dx march 2019 surgical lobectomy complications eventually had to undergo pleurodesis 2019. Lungs stable. Now 3+cm adrenal tumor, new since June scan. Need help: radiation best or surgery? Complications? I live in Seattle
Thanks Carole

2020 PEA Program - Medhavi Gupta MD, Breast Cancer Series Antibody-Drug Conjugate Treatment Options

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Dr. Medhavi Gupta, one of the participants in this past year's GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on Breast Cancer.

For this series, Dr. Gupta discusses Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer with Dr. Aditya Bardai.

Dr. Bardai is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Attending Physician in Medical Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

 

Squamous cell carcinoma at the base of the tongue

Hello, I'm writing on behalf of my 56-year-old uncle, who suffers from recurrent head and neck cancer.  His cancer started at the base of the tongue but has now spread to his lungs.  He has six small tumors on a recent PET scan. He's currently living in Mexico but plans to come to the States soon once he's issued a visa.