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Search here for cancer terms and phrases within cancerGRACE.org, and find tons of great information available on the GRACE website.
GRACE has partnered with Clinical Care Options (CCO) Oncology, to share a series of educational videos regarding Measurable Residual Disease (MRD) in acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).
On Saturday, November 10, 2018, GRACE partnered with Swedish Cancer Institute to present a discussion on Local Therapies for Metastatic Lung Cancer. We are pleased to share with you the videos from the live webcast.
Our faculty discussed the following topics:
Dr. Vallieres is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner and a 2018 Seattle Magazine Top Doc Award winner. Philosophy of care: Empowering my patients with information so that they can make the best decision regarding the treatment of their cancer or disease. For more information on Dr. Vallieres, please visit his bio here.
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.
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.