In honor of World Cancer Day on February 4, members of the Oncology Data Advisor Fellows Forum and Editorial Board joined forces for a thought-provoking discussion about improving cancer care on a global scale, including treatment access, molecular testing, clinical trial diversity, and patient advocacy worldwide.
Predicting Immune-Related Adverse Events Through Machine Learning With OncoHost: Dr. Waqas Haque, Dr. Matthew Hadfield, and Dr. Ofer Sharon
In this first episode of Oncology Data Advisor's new podcast series, "Exploring Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Care," Dr. Waqas Haque and Dr. Matthew Hadfield of the OncData Fellows Forum engage in a discussion with Dr. Ofer Sharon, CEO of OncoHost. Dr. Sharon provides an overview of the clinical need for increased knowledge of patients' probabilities of developing immune-related adverse events and explains the PROphet® platform, OncoHost's novel plasma-based, proteomic pattern analysis tool that uses a single blood sample to guide immunotherapy treatment decisions.
Recently, the American Cancer Society recommended new lung cancer screening guidelines to shift the focus from quitting smoking, to helping all individuals who have smoked despite quitting 20 to 30 years prior. In this interview, Dr. Brian Whang, Medical Director of Lung Cancer Screening for Hartford Healthcare, discusses these new guidelines, what...
Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Global Perspectives on Treatment and Equity With MedNews Week and Oncology Data Advisor
In this Lung Cancer Awareness Month video, members of Oncology Data Advisor and MedNews Week join forces to share global perspectives regarding treatment, equity, and patient advocacy in lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Awareness Month: A Fellows Forum Panel With Waqas Haque, MD, MPH; Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH; and Matthew Hadfield, DO
On the first day of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, members of Oncology Data Advisor's Editorial Board and Fellows Forum joined forces to share recent advances in lung cancer research and ways to raise awareness of this disease for both the public and the health care community throughout the month of November. Hear unique perspectives from Matthew Hadfield, DO, Hematology/Oncology Fellow at Brown University; Waqas Haque, MD, MPH, Internal Medicine Resident at New York University; and Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, Hematology-Oncology Fellow at the University of Miami.
Recently, Dr. Henry Park, Chief of Thoracic Radiotherapy at Smilow Cancer Network of Yale School of Medicine, served as faculty for i3 Health's CME/NCPD/CPE–approved activity, Optimizing Treatment Selection, Sequencing, and Tolerability in Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). This month, numerous updates in the use of radiotherapy for SCLC were presented at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting. In this interview, Dr. Park outlines the most significant updates presented at ASTRO and how he plans to incorporate them into the treatment of patients with SCLC.
World Cancer Research Day With Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH; Maria Badillo, RN; Matthew Hadfield, DO; and Alankrita Taneja, MD
In honor of World Cancer Research Day, members of Oncology Data Advisor's Editorial Board and Fellows Forum joined forces to share their passions for cancer research, discuss the recent and upcoming progress in their respective areas of study, and raise awareness for the tireless efforts being undertaken to advance cancer research.
Additional Advances in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Research and Clinical Trials With Ticiana Leal, MD
Last year, Dr. Ticiana Leal, Director of the Thoracic Medical Oncology Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, recorded a continuing medical education (CME)/nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)–accredited activity titled Harnessing Immunotherapy-Based Strategies for Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). With nu...
Additional Advances in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Research and Clinical Trials With Beth Sandy, MSN, CRNP
Just under a year ago, Beth Sandy, a Thoracic Oncology Nurse Practitioner, co-led a continuing medical education (CME)/nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)–approved activity, Harnessing Immunotherapy-Based Strategies For Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). In this interview, she provides an update on advancements made in trea...
Emphasizing Communication and Expectations for Lung Cancer Side Effects With Blanca Ledezma, MSN, NP
With the advent of targeted therapies in lung cancer, patients are experiencing improved outcomes through personalized medicine. However, education regarding potential toxicity is crucial. In this interview, Blanca Ledezma, MSN, NP, shares the importance of setting up expectations for the side effects of targeted therapies for lung cancer and empha...
Personalizing Lung Cancer Care Through Biomarkers and Precision Medicine With Blanca Ledezma, MSN, NP
In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Blanca Ledezma, MSN, NP, elucidates the current landscape of therapeutically actionable biomarkers in lung cancer and the promising future of precision medicine in this field. In addition, she explains the clinical applications for lung cancer biomarkers in nursing practice, including unique toxicity management and patient education for novel therapies.
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.
Advancing Treatment for Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Exploring the Results of Adagrasib With Alexander Spira, MD, PhD, FACP
At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Alexander Spira, MD, PhD, FACP, Director of the Thoracic and Phase I Program at the Virginia Cancer Specialists, the US Oncology Network, met with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss his presentation about adagrasib for KRAS G12–mutated non–small cell lung cancer with active central nervous system (CNS) metastases.