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Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. H. Jack West, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE offers updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this video, Dr. West discusses chemotherapy and immunotherapy combinations in advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer. We...
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Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. H. Jack West, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Swedish Cancer Institute, President and CEO of GRACE offers updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this video, Dr. West discusses whether immunotherapy works in patients with driver mutations like EGFR and ALK. We thank t he...
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti with the Cleveland Clinic joined GRACE to discuss updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this video, Dr. Velcheti discusses gilotrif/afatanib in squamous non small cell lung cancer.
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti with the Cleveland Clinic joined GRACE to discuss updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this video, Dr. Velcheti discusses biomarkers for immunotherapy and if there is anything better than PDL1.
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti with the Cleveland Clinic joined GRACE to discuss updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this video, Dr. Velcheti discusses MET as a target in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
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Dr. Alice Shaw joined GRACE to discuss the changing landscape of first-line treatment of ALK-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
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Dr. Alice Shaw joined GRACE to discuss patterns of resistance in ALK positive non small cell lung cancer.
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Dr. Alice Shaw joined GRACE to discuss controlling brain metastases in patients with molecular driven advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
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Dr. Karen Reckamp, MD, MS, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California joined GRACE to discuss the role of immunotherapy for previously treated patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
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Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD, Director of Lung Cancer Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center in Cleveland Ohio discusses new options in acquired resistance for ALK positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD, Director of Lung Cancer Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center in Cleveland Ohio discusses the role for immunotherapy in patients with a driver mutation.
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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
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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
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Jack West, MD, President and CEO of GRACE provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. West discusses optimal follow up for patients after resection of an early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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Jack West, MD, President and CEO of GRACE provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. West discusses if immunotherapy should stop in responding patients after a fixed duration of treatment.
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Jack West, MD, President and CEO of GRACE provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. West discusses the changing landscape of first-line treatment for EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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Jack West, MD, President and CEO of GRACE provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. West discusses the changing standard of care for stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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Dr. Jared Weiss, Vice President of GRACE and Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in Clinical Research, and the Thoracic Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger, discusses Is There An Optimal Chemo Regimen For Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
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Dr. Jared Weiss, Vice President of GRACE and Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in Clinical Research, and the Thoracic Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger, discusses First Line EGFR-Based Therapy For Advanced Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
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Stephen Liu, MD provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. Liu discusses Continuing Immunotherapy Beyond Progression-In Which Patients Is This Appropriate
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Stephen Liu, MD provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. Liu discusses BRAF V600E As A Target In Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Lung Cancer Video Library
Stephen Liu, MD provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. Liu discusses Emerging Molecular Targets For Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
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Stephen Liu, MD provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. Liu discusses current standards for Molecular Testing At Initial Diagnosis Of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
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Lung Cancer Video Library
We are pleased to have GRACE’s Jack West, MD, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington, and President and CEO of GRACE bring 2017 updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this latest video, Dr. West discusses advances in NSCLC – Timing Of...
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Jack West, MD, President and CEO of GRACE provides updates to our Lung Cancer Video Library. In this recent video, Dr. West discusses Novel Therapies In Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC): Lurbinectedin.
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Dr. Luis Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Chief of Hem/Onc and Med. Dir. at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Prof. of Medicine at FL International University discusses evolving options in first line treatment of ALK-Positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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Dr. Luis Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Chief of Hem/Onc and Med. Dir. at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Prof. of Medicine at FL International University discusses First Line Immunotherapy for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC.
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GRACE joined a number of top faculty in the area of hematology in Whistler BC, for the 3rd Annual Summit on Hematologic Malignancies. John Kuruvilla, MD, Associate Professor, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto, Canada, spoke with GRACE about Chronic Lymphocytic...
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GRACE joined a number of top faculty in the area of hematology in Whistler BC, for the 3rd Annual Summit on Hematologic Malignancies. Joshua Brody, MD , Oncologist and Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology & Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital spoke with GRACE about the...
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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...
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Dr. Rachel Sanborn, Providence Thoracic Oncology Program, discusses the topic of lung cancer and that there is an entire spectrum of different kinds of cancers that have started inside the lungs. Small cell lung cancers behave very differently than non-small cell lung cancer. Basics of Small Cell...
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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...
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Dr. Jed Gorden, Swedish Cancer Institute, reviews the lung cancer screening process, including low-dose CT scanning, smoking cessation, follow-up testing and counseling, and describes the potential benefits.
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Dr. Jed Gorden, Swedish Cancer Institute, describes the differences between bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound, highlighting the advantages of EBUS in diagnosis and staging.
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Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, compares the mechanism of action, efficacy and toxicity of PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors.
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Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, reviews the choices for a first-line chemotherapy regimen based on a squamous histology.
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Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, addresses the issue of choosing a first-line chemotherapy regimen based on an adenocarcinoma histology.
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Dr. Ross Camidge, University of Colorado, addresses the question of whether to use a second generation ALK inhibitor as first line therapy or only after acquired resistance to crizotinib.
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Dr. Ross Camidge, University of Colorado, describes ROS-1 rearrangements and compares them to ALK rearrangements in frequency of occurrence and response to treatment.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - ALK Rearrangements: What Are They, and Who Has Them?
Dr. Ross Camidge, University of Colorado, describes ALK rearrangements and the characteristics of patients who most often have them.
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Transcript More and more, when people are doing molecular testing on their tumor, they’re not just getting one test and if it’s negative doing another test — that’s called sequential testing, they’re doing lots of tests at the same time — that’s called multiplex testing. There are certain good...
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Transcript One 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...
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes the mediastinoscopy and its use in lung cancer staging.
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, details the methods thoracic surgeons use to assess a patient's fitness for surgery.
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes how he assists patients with the surgical decision-making process.
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Dr. Nasser Hanna, Indiana University Health, addresses the issue of prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) in locally advanced NSCLC.
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Dr. Nasser Hanna, Indiana University Health, discusses the possible role of immunotherapy in locally advanced NSCLC.
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Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaks about details in the trends in lung cancer demographics and changes in histology by race and gender.
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Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses smoking, asbestos, radon and other risk factors for lung cancer. Transcript I’m going to speak to you today about lung cancer risk factors. Of course we cannot ignore that smoking is the dominant risk factor for lung cancer...
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Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the demographics and epidemiology of lung cancer.
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Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the demographics and epidemiology of lung cancer.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Are There Significant Genetic Risks for Lung Cancer?
Lung Cancer Video Library
Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the genetic risk (or lack thereof) for lung cancer.
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Dr. Jared Weiss, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the use of single agent vs. doublet chemotherapy in elderly patients.
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Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, describes the steps necessary to work up a lung cancer diagnosis, from initial scan to choice of treatment.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - What Are Pulmonary Function Tests, and How Are They Used?
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, defines pulmonary function testing, and describes how lung cancer surgeons use them.
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Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the use of PET scans in lung cancer workup.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - How a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer is Made: The Biopsy
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, describes several procedures used to obtain biopsy tissue in order to diagnose lung cancer.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Potential Advantages, Disadvantages and Limitations of Lung Cancer Screening
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the benefits and drawbacks of lung cancer screenings.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Detecting Lung Cancer: Presenting Symptoms
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, describes some of the typical presenting symptoms of lung cancer.
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Dr. Nathan Pennell, Cleveland Clinic, evaluates chemotherapy sensitivity assays, describing the difficulties inherent in predicting response to chemotherapy agents.
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Dr. Nathan Pennell, Cleveland Clinic, describes treatment of NSCLC patients with HER2 mutations using agents such as Gilotrif or Herceptin.
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Dr. Nathan Pennell, Cleveland Clinic, discusses acquired resistance to Xalkori in ALK-positive patients, and second generation inhibitors designed to overcome that resistance, such as Zykadia and alectinib.
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Dr. Nathan Pennell, Cleveland Clinic, describes other options for treatment of acquired resistance, including chemotherapy, ablation with SBRT and a combination of Gilotrif and Erbitux.
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Dr. Nathan Pennell, Cleveland Clinic, reviews the available trial evidence for the use of targeted therapies in the post-operative/adjuvant setting.
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Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses the benefits of giving two additional cycles of chemotherapy in combination with radiotherapy for stage III NSCLC.
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Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, describes strategies for treatment of the elderly and frail patient with locally advanced NSCLC.
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Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses the factors to consider in defining resectability in stage IIIa lung cancer.
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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.
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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.
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Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, defines the three compartments in stage III (locally advanced) NSCLC, each of which must be treated.
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Dr. Mark Socinski, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, describes the different types of stage III (locally advanced) NSCLC, and states which of these types tend to be resectable.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, provides trial evidence showing that patients may not benefit from high dose chest radiation therapy vs. standard dose therapy.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, defines oligometastatic lung cancer and describes the recent trend toward the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat it.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, describes the history and current use of stereotactic radiation therapy for inoperable lung lesions.Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, describes the history and current use of stereotactic radiation therapy for inoperable lung lesions.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, describes the use of stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, Radiation Oncologist at Washington University in St. Louis, provides evidence for the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy as an alternative to surgery for operable early stage lung cancer.
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Dr. Edward S. Kim from the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC defines the concept of cancer histology and gives examples of several lung cancer subtypes.
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Dr. Edward S. Kim from the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC describes the use of serum tumor markers in various types of cancer, and the lack of a useful serum tumor marker in lung cancer.
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Dr. Ed Kim from the Levine Cancer Institute reviews the potential advantages and current limitations of blood-based testing for molecular markers using circulating tumor cells and circulating tumor DNA in identifying clinically important mutations.
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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.
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Dr. Eddie Garon considers the data on immunotherapies for first line treatment of advanced NSCLC and whether we are likely to use these agents instead of or in combination with standard chemotherapy soon.
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UCLA Med Center's Dr. Eddie Garon discusses the open question of the optimal duration of ongoing treatment with immunotherapy for lung cancer.
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Optimal Systemic Therapy for Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC)
Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) is an unusual subtype of lung cancer; medical oncologist Dr. Jack West reviews the evidence on the best systemic therapy to treat advanced, multifocal BAC.
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Dr. Jack West, medical oncologist/lung cancer specialist, describes special management considerations for indolent lung cancers that may not require treatment or are at risk for “over-treatment.”
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Special Considerations for Lung Cancer Surgery in the Elderly
Should older patients with lung cancer undergo surgery? What issues affect the probability of an elderly patients safely undergoing lung cancer surgery. Dr. Eric Vallières, thoracic surgeon, provides an expert perspective. Please feel free to offer comments and raise questions in our Discussion...
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Dr. Jed Gorden reviews the technique of pleurodesis to manage the complication of recurrent malignant pleural effusion (MPE). Transcript So 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...
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Managing Malignant Pleural Effusions: Tunneled Pleural Catheter
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. Transcript So we’re talking today about pleural fluid — fluid that resides around the lung, in-between this space that we’re...
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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). Transcript With the pleural fluid that’s built up around the lung — this fluid that exist in between the linings, or as we discussed...
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Interventional pulmonologist Dr. Jed Gorden reviews malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) are a common complication of lung cancer and some other cancers. Transcript So, 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...
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - What is the Role of Memantine for Neuroprotection During Whole Brain Irradiation?
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 ...
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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 . Transcript...
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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 . Transcript I see a number...
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Myths and Misconceptions About Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC)
Unfortunately, there is as much misinformation as good information about the unusual subtype of lung cancer known as bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) or adenocarcinoma in situ . Dr. Jack West reviews the top 5 myths. Download PDF Transcript Transcript One of the unusual subtypes of lung cancer is...
Embedded thumbnail for Lung Cancer Video Library - Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC): What is It?
Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC), also known as adenocarcinoma in situ , is an unusual subtype of lung cancer with its own appearance under a microscope and on imaging. Dr. Jack West introduces some of the basics of the unique features of BAC. Download PDF Transcript Transcript One of the unusual...