Howard (Jack) West, MD, Founder and President

Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program
Swedish Cancer Institute
President & CEO, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)
Seattle, Washington

Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and Medical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington. He also serves as President of the medical education website OncTalk, LLC and the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE).

Vivek Mehta, MD., GRACE Faculty

Dr. Mehta is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. He enjoys working with patients and family members. There are a wide variety of treatment options available for nearly every patient, so it is important to spend as much time as is needed in order to weight the benefits and risks to any particular approach. He feels that it is important that communication is open and honest. The goals of treatment, whether it is going for cure or maximizing quality of life should be openly discussed and re-discussed as the need arises.  For more about Dr.

Puneeth Iyengar, M.D., Ph.D., GRACE Faculty

Understanding how tumors respond to radiation has been a lifelong process for Puneeth Iyengar, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He began testing theories in school science fairs as an adolescent growing up in Louisiana. Studying at MIT furthered his interest in the biologic and engineering aspects of medicine, and he earned a bachelor of science degree in biology before receiving his M.D./Ph.D. degrees from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in 2005.

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