Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, describes strategies for treatment of the elderly and frail patient with locally advanced NSCLC.
Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, compares the use of chemotherapy to chemo/radiation in the preoperative setting in stage IIIA lung cancer.
Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, describes the primary treatment options for stage IIIA NSCLC, including chemoradiation and surgery, and discusses trial evidence for each approach.
Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, defines the three compartments in stage III (locally advanced) NSCLC, each of which must be treated.
Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, defines the V20 standard for lung radiation and outlines the advantages of limiting dose and field size in lung radiation therapy.
Dr. Eric Vallieres, thoracic surgeon, discusses the potential to do smaller lung surgeries on patients with a lung cancer that poses a minimal risk of recurrence.
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.
Managing brain metastases is a big concern for lung cancer patients. The doctors discuss the drawbacks of whole brain radiotherapy and the fact that...
Dr. Nasser Hanna outlines the possible benefits of consolidation chest radiation for small cell lung cancer patients who respond well to chemotherapy...
The doctors discuss the circumstances under which small cell lung cancer patients should receive prophylactic cranial irradiation. [powerpress]
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