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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.

Recent Webinar with Dr. Weiss on Potential Use of Post-Operative Tarceva Available
Thu, 03/18/2010 - 12:30
Howard (Jack) West, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Employer Services, Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

Here's a podcast from the webinar presentation earlier this month by our beloved Dr. Weiss, covering the open question of whether we should consider giving an EGFR inhibitor like Tarceva (erlotinib) as an adjuvant (post-operative) therapy following potentially curative surgery for early stage NSCLC. It's a setting in which there is a good rationale if we extrapolate from the setting of metastatic NSCLC, at least for patients with an EGFR mutation, but we've made incorrect presumptions before when we extrapolate.

Dr. Weiss reviews the pros and cons and the scant relevant data in his podcast. Below you'll find the audio and video versions of his presentation with Q&A that followed, as well as the figures and transcripts that go with this.





And for those of you asking about the most recent webinars, by Drs. Ramalingam and Socinski, we're targeting getting those up for everyone by next week.

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