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Lung Cancer Video Library - Spanish Language: Video #2 What is the value of chemotherapy in advanced/metastatic NSCLC?

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For our second video in the GRACE Spanish Lung Cancer Library, Antonio Calles, MD, Medical Oncologist, Thoracic Oncology Program, Hospital General Universitario, Gregorio Marraron, Madrid, Spain joined GRACE to discuss what is the value of chemotherapy in advanced/metastatic NSCLC.

Death by "Pseudo-progression": Knowing When to Cut Your Losses with Immunotherapy

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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 of the areas of cancer actually appear worse on early imaging, potentially even with new lesions, after starting immunotherapy, but a patient’s scans later show shrinkage of the cancer.  These patients typically feel well, often with improvement in their cancer-related symptoms (fatigue, appetite, etc.) that don’t seem to be concordant with their worse-appearing scans.

Lung Cancer Video Library - Basics of Small Cell Lung Cancer

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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 Lung Cancer

Rachel Sanborn, MD, Medical Oncologist and Co-Director

ASCO 2016 - Does Current Evidence Support Favoring Proton-Beam Radiation?

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GRACE is happy to present the 6th in our series ASCO 2016 Lung Cancer Roundtable, Highlights and New Approaches in Lung Cancer.  Featuring Jack West, MD, Janet Freeman-Daily, Everett Vokes, MD, and Suresh Ramalingam, MD, this roundtable discussion, moderated by Dr. West, highlights the newest and most intriguing discussions from ASCO 2016.

Drs. West, Vokes and Ramalingam, along with patient advocate Janet Freeman-Daily, discuss whether current evidence supports favoring proton-beam radiation.