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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.

Case Based Panel Discussion - Metastatic Squamous NSCLC Low Tumor PD-L1 Frail Patient - Treatment?
Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:06
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Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE
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Dr. Jack West recently had the privilege to spend time with Drs Zofia Piotrowska, and Taofeek Owonikoko for a series of case-based discussions.   

Dr. Zofia Priotrowska is with the Thoracic Oncology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  

Dr. Taofeek Owonikoko is a Professor with the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, and Co-Chair of the Clinical and Translational Review Committee at Winship Cancer Institute.  

In this series of videos, the doctors sat down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios.  In this video, the doctors discuss treatment of a frail patient with metastatic squamous NSCLC and low tumor PD-L1 expression.

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