Determining Patient Selection for CAR T-Cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma With Beth Faiman, PhD, CNP
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Determining Patient Selection for CAR T-Cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma With Beth Faiman, PhD, CNP While chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T–cell therapy has revolutionized the treatment landscape for multiple myeloma, the high demand for these efficacious therapies has made patient selection a challenge. At the recent International Myeloma Society Annual Meeting, Beth Faiman, a Nurse Practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic, presented a poster about a clinical factor scoring system that she and her colleagues have developed to aid in these decisions. In this follow-up interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Faiman explains how this innovative system works and the next steps to validate it and implement it into practice in the future.  
Addressing Clinical Trial Accrual of Minority Patients With Donna Catamero, NP
Lyn Brook
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At the recent International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting, Donna Catamero, NP, the Associate Director of Myeloma Translational Research at Mount Sinai Hospital, presented her abstract regarding increasing clinical trial accrual of minority patients. In this interview, Ms. Catamero discusses her presentation, the disproportionate burden that minority patients experience, and why she believes the health care team should take action to create an equal space for everyone in the clinic.  
Caring for Patients Receiving CAR T-Cell Therapy With Joshua Sasine, MD, PhD
Keira Smith
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In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Joshua Sasine, Hematologist-Oncologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses the factors that make patients suitable candidates for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, strategies to minimize the unique toxicities associated with these treatments, and the future of the use of CAR T-cell therapy in the outpatient setting.  
No One Left Alone: Taking the First Steps to Address Cancer Disparities With Kashyap Patel, MD
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · No One Left Alone: Taking the First Steps to Address Cancer Disparities With Kashyap Patel, MD At the recent International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting, Dr. Kashyap Patel, CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates and President of the Community Oncology Alliance, spoke about practical solutions for addressing disparities in multiple myeloma in the United States. In this follow-up interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Patel digs deep into the multifaceted factors that contribute to cancer disparities and shares his pioneering work that aims to ensure that every patient with cancer receives equitable access to care.  
Determining Patient Selection for CAR T-Cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma With Beth Faiman, PhD, CNP
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
While chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T–cell therapy has revolutionized the treatment landscape for multiple myeloma, the high demand for these efficacious therapies has made patient selection a challenge. At the recent International Myeloma Society Annual Meeting, Beth Faiman, a Nurse Practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic, presented a poster about a clinical factor scoring system that she and her colleagues have developed to aid in these decisions. In this follow-up interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Faiman explains how this innovative system works and the next steps to validate it and implement it into practice in the future.  
Staying Up to Date on Management of Tumor Lysis Syndrome With Amy Goodrich, MSN, RN, CRNP
Lyn Brook
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Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is a rare, potentially life-threatening oncologic emergency typically associated with chemotherapy-induced tumor cell death in which potassium, phosphate, and nucleic acids are released into the bloodstream. The most effective management strategy is prevention; however, despite appropriate prophylactic measures, approximately 3% to 5% of high-risk patients receiving chemotherapy are affected. In this interview, Amy Goodrich, MSN, RN, CRNP, a Nurse Practitioner and Research Nursing Manager at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses a recent educational activity she co-led, Best Practices in the Management of Tumor Lysis Syndrome Associated With Emerging Cancer Therapies. This activity is still available at i3Health.com/management-of-tls. 
No One Left Alone: Taking the First Steps to Address Cancer Disparities With Kashyap Patel, MD
Keira Smith
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At the recent International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting, Dr. Kashyap Patel, CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates and President of the Community Oncology Alliance, spoke about practical solutions for addressing disparities in multiple myeloma in the United States. In this follow-up interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Patel digs deep into the multifaceted factors that contribute to cancer disparities and shares his pioneering work that aims to ensure that every patient with cancer receives equitable access to care.  
Guiding Breast Cancer Surgical Decisions With Valerie Brutus, MD, FACS
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Guiding Breast Cancer Surgical Decisions With Valerie Brutus, MD, FACS In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Valerie Brutus, a Breast Surgical Oncologist at St. Vincent's Medical Center, discusses the significance of Magtrace™, a liquid tracer which has recently become a game changer in guiding surgical decisions for patients with breast cancer.  
Staying Up to Date on Endometrial Cancer With Ritu Salani, MD
Lyn Brook
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Cancer of the uterine corpus, also called endometrial cancer, is the most common cancer of the female genital tract, with the American Cancer Society estimating that there will be 65,950 new diagnoses and 12,550 fatal cases in the United States in 2022. In this interview, Ritu Salani, MD, Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Health, touches base on a recent activity she led, Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor-Based Strategies for Advanced Endometrial Cancer. In addition, she discusses updates since recording the activity and why it's important for health care professionals to participate in staying up to date with the evolving landscape of endometrial cancer treatment options.  
The Future of MRD in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Decision Making With Rahul Banerjee, MD, and Ben Derman, MD
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · The Future of MRD in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Decision Making In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Ben Derman, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, about his research regarding measurable residual disease (MRD) detection in multiple myeloma and its potential role in guiding treatment decisions.  
Guiding Breast Cancer Surgical Decisions With Valerie Brutus, MD, FACS
Keira Smith
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In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Valerie Brutus, a Breast Surgical Oncologist at St. Vincent's Medical Center, discusses the significance of Magtrace™, a liquid tracer which has recently become a game changer in guiding surgical decisions for patients with breast cancer.  
The Future of MRD in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Decision Making With Rahul Banerjee, MD, and Ben Derman, MD
Keira Smith
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In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Ben Derman, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, about his research regarding measurable residual disease (MRD) detection in multiple myeloma and its potential role in guiding treatment decisions.  
New Opportunities for Improved Patient Outcomes in Graft-Versus-Host Disease With Shernan Holtan, MD, and Carrie Kitko, MD
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · New Opportunities for Improved Patient Outcomes in Graft-Versus-Host-Disease Graft-versus-host disease (GHVD) is a common complication of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and a major contributor to morbidity and mortality (DeFilipp et al, 2021; Malard et al, 2020). Acute GVHD occurs within 1...
Increasing Medical Student Confidence When Treating LGBTQIA+ Patients With Cherry Au, MD
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Increasing Medical Student Confidence When Treating LGBTQIA+ Patients Following the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Cherry Au, MD, of Rush University Medical Center, spoke with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss her abstract, Medical Student Clinical Cultural Awarene...
Understanding the Current Landscape of Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia With Maura Abbott, NP, MSN, PhD
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Understanding the Current Landscape of Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN) is a common and potentially life-threatening consequence of chemotherapy, as it may lead to serious infections for patients with cancer. These infections result in hospital stays, increased morbidity and mortality, and considerable financial burden. In this interview, Dr. Maura Abbott explains the importance of managing and educating patients about CIN.  
World Lung Cancer Day With Beth Sandy, MSN, CRNP, and Corey Langer, MD
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · World Lung Cancer Day With Beth Sandy, MSN, CRNP, and Corey Langer, MD On August 1st, Oncology Data Advisor hosted a live panel discussion in honor of World Lung Cancer Day, featuring Beth Sandy, MSN, CRNP, and Corey Langer, MD, both of the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center. Ms. Sandy and Dr. Langer discussed the improvements in survival that have occurred in recent years due to the development of novel therapies, groundbreaking developments in the fields of immunotherapy and targeted therapy, and exciting advances that lay on the horizon for patients with lung cancer in the coming years.  
New Clinical Perspectives in the Management of Marginal Zone Lymphoma With Ariela Noy, MD, and Matthew Matasar, MD
Keira Smith
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i3 Health · New Perspectives in the Management of Marginal Zone Lymphoma Marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) comprises approximately 7% of all mature non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) (Cerhan & Haberman, 2021). According to the World Health Organization classification, there are three subtypes: extranodal MZL, also referred to as mucosa-associated l...
Understanding the Research on Novel Treatments and Nutritional Interventions for Multiple Myeloma With Urvi Shah, MD
Keira Smith
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During the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dr. Urvi Shah from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to share her perspectives on the exciting research that was presented in the poster discussion session she chaired on novel therapies for multiple myeloma. In addition, Dr. Shah explains more about her work to impact patients' quality of life and outcomes through nutritional interventions.This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 
Please Move: Get Your Oncology Patients Exercising With Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH
Lyn Brook
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At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, Director of the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor after presenting her education session on behavioral strategies to get your patients with cancer exercising and why it is important.  
Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Management of T-Cell Lymphoma With Aaron Goodman, MD
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Management of T-Cell Lymphoma T-cell lymphoma (TCL) is an uncommon subtype accounting for approximately 15% of all cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the United States (LRF, 2022). Compared with its B-cell counterpart, TCL has a poor prognosis and is associated with a 5-year survival ...

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