Procedures & Treatments

Procedures & Treatments

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Video Library

Drs. H. Jack West, Medical Director - Thoracic Oncology Program at Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE, Karen Kelly - Associate...
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Drs. H. Jack West, Medical Director - Thoracic Oncology Program at Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE, Karen Kelly - Associate...
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Drs. H. Jack West, Medical Director - Thoracic Oncology Program at Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE, Karen Kelly - Associate...
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Drs. H. Jack West, Medical Director - Thoracic Oncology Program at Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE, Karen Kelly - Associate...
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Drs. H. Jack West, Medical Director - Thoracic Oncology Program at Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE, Karen Kelly - Associate...
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Articles

Christine M. Walko, Pharm.D., discusses how advancements in technology have improved the quality, cost and turnaround time for assessing genetic mutations in tumor tissue, and how this has helped to translate precision medicine into standard clinical practice.
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Let me start by saying that I'm a fan of the immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and consider it the new standard of care as a...
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Several weeks ago, at a very crowded plenary session for the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Copenhagen, Denmark, results with first...
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Amidst all of the glowing reports about immunotherapy for lung and many other cancers, it would be understandable for patients and physicians to be tempted to rush toward prioritizing immunotherapy as the first treatment strategy to pursue. In fact ...
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Among the many novel concepts in managing immunotherapy is the potential for “pseudo-progression”. This unusual phenomenon is when a patient’s scans...
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Community Forum

My wife is experiencing a second time brain tumor recurrence. She had her first occipital craniotomy back in 2011. On late Oct 2013 she began to...
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My father has been dealing with prostate cancer for a couple of years now and is about to begin treatment. Does anybody have any information or...
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Has anyone any information on obtaining and using Vaxira, the Cuban drug, for stage 4 advanced NSCLC? Not sure if US citizens can still travel to...
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My wife was on Tarceva for over 6 1/2 years. Then she developed acquired resistance to Tarceva with prevascular and supraclevical lymph nodes...
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My wife has come a long way with Stage IV lung cancer since 2010. She has now developed acquired resistance to Tarceva. Gene sequence of biopsy from...
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