Discussing Long-Term Health Outcomes for Childhood Cancer Survivors With Melissa Hudson, MD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Melissa Hudson of St. Jude Research Hospital, spoke with Oncology Data Advisor about the phase II trial of dabrafenib/trametinib for BRAF V600–mutant pediatric low-grade glioma, which was presented at the meeting by Dr. Eric Bouffet of the University...
Tackling Violence and Stigmatization to Decrease Cancer Disparities for Transgender Patients With Ash Alpert, MD, MFA
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Ash Alpert, a postdoctoral fellow in health services research at Brown University, presented two posters regarding the associations between violence and cancer risk factors for transgender and cisgender people. In this follow-up interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Alpert delves further into the implications of these two studies' results and shares how their ongoing research in this field seeks to improve the care of transgender people in the health care setting.  
Discussing Patient-Reported Hope in Early Phase Clinical Trials With Debra Lundquist, PhD, RN
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, Debra Lundquist, PhD, RN, of Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues presented their poster that sought to bridge the gap between recent advances in individual therapy which led to improved outcomes and a better understanding of patient-reported hope, quality of life, symptom burden, and coping mechanisms in early phase clinical trial participants.  

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