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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist, and Executive Director of Employer Services at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA.

ASCO 2016 - Does Current Evidence Support Favoring Proton-Beam Radiation?
Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:56
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Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

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.

 


GRACE would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of this program

 

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