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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. Silvestri on Radiation Pneumonitis and Lung Complications from Targeted Therapies
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 09:42
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Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

Here's the second half of the presentation by Dr. Gerard Silvestri, expert pulmonologist and critical care specialist at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, on pulmonary complications from lung cancer treatment.  In this part, he briefly covers the side effects of some systemic targeted therapies used as a treatment for lung cancer, then covers the important topic of radiation pneumonitis in some detail.

Here is the podcast in video and audio versions, along with the transcript and figures.

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Dr. Silvestri Pulm Complics LC Treatment Targeted Rx and RT Pneumonitis Audio Podcast

Dr. Silvestri Pulm Complics LC Treatment Targeted Rx and RT Pneumonitis Transcript

Dr. Silvestri Pulm Complics LC Treatment Targeted Rx and RT Pneumonitis Figs

 

I hope this program is helpful. We'll be moving on to our next webinar, with Dr. Vivek Mehta covering refinements in increasingly targeted radiation therapy approaches for lung cancer, in the next few weeks.

 

 

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