What is the role for the neuroprotective agent memantine in patients receiving whole brain radiation therapy for brain metastases? Dr. Vivek Mehta reviews current practices to minimize risk of cognitive problems. Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our Discussion Forums

Interventional pulmonologist Dr. Jed Gorden reviews malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) are a common complication of lung cancer and some other cancers. TranscriptSo, I wanted to talk to you today about pleural effusions. Pleural effusions — it’s a complex term, and it’s a very common problem, so let

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). TranscriptWith the pleural fluid that’s built up around the lung — this fluid that exist in between the linings, or as we discussed

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. TranscriptSo we’re talking today about pleural fluid — fluid that resides around the lung, in-between this space that we’re

Dr. Jed Gorden reviews the technique of pleurodesis to manage the complication of recurrent malignant pleural effusion (MPE). TranscriptSo we’re talking today about pleural fluid, the fluid that builds up around the lung — fluid that causes people be short of breath, often have symptoms like cough

Radiation Oncologist Dr. Vivek Mehta reviews the concept of using whole brain radiation for multiple brain metastases, including how it is delivered and risks and benefits of this strategy. Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our Discussion Forums. TranscriptI see a number of

Radiation therapy can be very helpful in treating painful bone metastases or those at risk for causing a fracture due to compromise of bone strength. Dr. Vivek Mehta reviews the basics of this approach. Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our Discussion Forums

Dr. Nasser Hanna, Indiana University Health, addresses the issue of prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) in locally advanced NSCLC.

TranscriptOne of the important points about patients with advanced lung cancer is that 30-40% of patients will develop bone metastases. I think it’s important to recognize this is not bone cancer, this is lung cancer that’s moved to the bone, and in 30-40% of patients at some point who have advanced

Dr. Ross Camidge, University of Colorado, describes ALK rearrangements and the characteristics of patients who most often have them.

Dr. Ross Camidge, University of Colorado, describes ROS-1 rearrangements and compares them to ALK rearrangements in frequency of occurrence and response to treatment.

Dr. Ed Kim from the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC summarizes the mechanism of next generation sequencing (NGS), how it can potentially be used, and its limitations in clinical practice today.

Reacomodos de la Cinasa de Linfoma Anaplásico (CLA): ¿Qué Son? Y ¿Qué Pacientes la Tienen?

For our 16th video in the GRACE Spanish Lung Cancer Library, Brian Hunis, MD joined GRACE to discuss ALK rearrangements, what they are who has them.

Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD , Director of Lung Cancer Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center in Cleveland Ohio discusses liquid biopsies for EGFR T790 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We would like to thank the following companies for their support of this program

Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD , Director of Lung Cancer Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center in Cleveland Ohio discusses Liquid Biopsies for Broad Genomic Testing in Lung Cancer. We would like to thank the following companies for their support of this program