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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)


Dr. Govindan on Lung Cancer: Past, Present, and Future Directions
Howard (Jack) West, MD

My friend and colleague, Dr. Ramiswamy Govindan, is one of the national leaders in lung cancer, and he was kind enough to participate in our NSCLC Patient Education Forum. There, he spoke in some general terms about what patients might expect from chemo/radiation for locally advanced lung cancer (which could include limited SCLC as well as stage III NSCLC), but he also used the occasion to talk about general guidelines about where we've come from and where we're going with cancer treatments. He also covered his impressions on diet, supplements, managing toxicities, and other practical aspects of receiving cancer treatment.

Here is the link to the audio and video versions of the podcast, as well as the figures and transcript.


govindan lung ca past present future audio podcast



I hope you find it interesting and helpful. We'll be posting the last few podcasts of presentations from the NSCLC Patient Education in the next few weeks, on the topic of advanced NSCLC.

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