Article and Video CATEGORIES

Cancer Journey

Search By

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
Author
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

 

Next Previous link

Previous PostNext Post

Related Content

Forum Discussions

Hi sbunit and welcome to Grace.  I'm sorry about your mom and you need to be here looking for answers.  Unfortunately there just aren't good answers to these questions.  But yes...

As a follow up to my original question, the specific mutations my mom has are S768l and G719S. It’s very difficult finding concrete information regarding these mutations and treatment outcomes. Was...

Hi patneo and welcome to Grace.  I'm so sorry your wife is going through this.  It isn't possible or even legal to give advice to someone online unless it's in a...

Will doing an ct pet scan to look blood clot in lungs plus onc will be issuing an light dosage of Pemetrexed and carboplatin for a course and after that an...

Hi patneo,


 


I'm sorry but your wife's situation sounds too complicated to make judgments about possible best practices. I think our language barrier may be complicating our communication as well...because...

Recent Comments

JOIN THE CONVERSATION
As a follow up to my…
By sbunit on Thu, 11/17/2022 - 16:51
Hi sbunit and welcome to…
By sbunit on Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:19
I don't know what your first…
By JanineT Forum … on Wed, 11/02/2022 - 12:26
Staying on tagrisso will…
By JanineT Forum … on Wed, 11/02/2022 - 12:17