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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.

Interview with Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist: Early Stage and Locally Advanced NSCLC
Tue, 01/13/2009 - 21:43
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Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

As we move forward in our audio/visual odyssey, we're going to add audio interviews with experts in various aspects of cancer care. The first of these is from our own Vivek Mehta, who sat down with me to go over current radiation approaches for patients with early stage NSCLC, as well as management locally advanced NSCLC.

The second in this series is available here.

  

 

We're still trying to get the optimal setup, which this isn't. There's some background noise, but it's all audible. And things will only get better. There are a few more in the works.

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