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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist who is the Founder and previously served as President & CEO, currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)

 

Case Based Panel Discussion - Stage 3 NSCLC Treatment Standard and the Risk of Potential Pneumonitis
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Howard (Jack) West, MD
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Dr. Jack West recently had the privilege to spend time with Drs. Millie Das and Matthew Gubens for a series of case-based discussions regarding unresectable NSCLC.

Dr. Millie Das specializes in the treatment of thoracic malignancies. She sees and treats patients both at the Stanford Cancer Center and at the Palo Alto VA Hospital. She is Chief of Oncology at the Palo Alto VA and also leads the VA thoracic tumor board on a biweekly basis.

Dr. Matthew Gubens is a thoracic oncologist who treats patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma and other thoracic malignancies, including thymoma and thymic carcinoma, which are rare tumors of the mediastinum. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF.


Recently the doctors sat down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss the standard treatment of chemotherapy and radiation followed by immunotherapy and the risk of pneumonitis.  

 

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