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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.

Dr. Ralph Aye, Thoracic Surgeon, on Surgery in Management of NSCLC
Mon, 10/26/2009 - 20:12
Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

As the next installment of the podcast series from the GRACE NSCLC Patient Education Forum, I'm pleased to offer a presentation by the Chief of the Thoracic Oncology Division at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle -- my own institution. Dr. Aye has been at the center of the program from the beginning, and whatever success our center has achieved in the field is a reflection on his steady leadership. He was one of the leading reasons I felt I would be happy at Swedish, and nearly seven years later, I can say that he's been one of my favorite aspects of working there. Not every lung cancer program is as collegial and collaborative in its multi-disciplinary approach.

He's also a terrific surgeon, and his talk is on the general principles of surgery for early stage NSCLC. Here's links to the video and audio only versions of his presentation, as well as the transcript and figures.




Dr. Aye Surgery for NSCLC Audio Program

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