¿Cuál es el rol del trasplante de células madre en el 2016?

For this series, GRACE sat down with Marco Ruiz, MD, an oncologist at Memorial Cancer Institute specializing in hematologic or blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myelofibrosis. He is also an experienced bone marrow transplant specialist and is active in

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

¿Cuáles son los riesgos y beneficios de ibrutinib y de idelalisib? ¿Cómo manejamos los efectos secundarios de los nuevos inhibidores de la tirosina cinasa?

For this video on the risks and benefits of Ibrutinib Idelalisib, GRACE sat down with Marco Ruiz, MD, an oncologist at Memorial Cancer Institute specializing in hematologic or blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myelofibrosis. He is also an experienced

¿Cuál es la terapia de receptores de linfocitos T quiméricos contra antígenos tumorales (CAR-T)? y ¿Cómo funciona?

GRACE sat down with Dr. Marco Ruiz to discuss information regarding the chimeric T cell receptors treatment against tumoral antigens (CAR-T) and how it works (¿Cuál es la terapia de receptores de linfocitos T quiméricos contra antígenos tumorales (CAR-T)? y ¿Cómo funciona ?). Stay tuned for more on

¿Todos los linfomas difusos de linfocitos B (DLBCL) están hechos iguales?

GRACE is pleased to present updates in blood cancer treatments for our Spanish Blood Cancer Library with Dr. Marco Ruiz. Dr. Ruiz shares information regarding Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, (Leucemia crónica linfocítica y linfoma no Hodgkin)., specifically "Are all diffuse

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

We recently joined a number of top faculty in the area of hematology in Whistler BC, for the 3rd Annual Summit on Hematologic Malignancies.Jennifer Brown, MD, PhD, Director of the CLL Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute spoke with GRACE and provided provoking and educational discussions on

GRACE joined a number of top faculty in the area of hematology in Whistler BC, for the 3rd Annual Summit on Hematologic Malignancies. Jennifer Brown, MD, PhD, Director of the CLL Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute spoke with GRACE and provided a provoking and educational discussion on FCR vs