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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Treatment Advances and Tools for Maximizing Tolerability With Joseph Kalis, PharmD, BCOP; Matthew Hadfield, DO; Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH
Keira Smith
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This April, Oncology Data Advisor is raising awareness for Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board and Fellows Forum members Dr. Joseph Kalis, Dr. Matthew Hadfield, and Dr. Samuel Kareff discuss rising trends, treatment advances, and emerging management strategies for esophageal cancer, including ...
Linvoseltamab for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Updates on the LINKER-MM1 Trial From AACR 2024 With Alankrita Taneja, MD, and Sundar Jagannath, MD
Keira Smith
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In this interview from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2024 Annual Meeting, Dr. Alankrita Taneja, third-year Hematology/Oncology Fellow at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Oncology Data Fellows Forum Member, speaks with Dr. Sundar Jagannath, Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology) and Director of the Center of E...
Improving Breast Cancer Surgical Outcomes With Lymphovenous Bypass With Jason Mouabbi, MD; Valerie Brutus, MD, FACS; and Elizabeth Stirling Craig, MD
Lyn Brook
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In this interview, Jason Mouabbi, MD, an Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member and Assistant Professor in the Department of Breast Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, sat down with Valerie Brutus, MD, FACS, a Breast Surgical Oncologist at St. Vincent's Medical Center of Hartford HealthCare, and Elizabeth Stirling C...
Additional Advances in HER2-Positive Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Research and Clinical Trials With Christopher Lieu, MD
Keira Smith
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Dr. Christopher Lieu, Associate Director of Clinical Research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and Vice Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), is currently serving as chair of i3 Health's online activity, live webinar, and meeting series, Hitting the Target in HER2-Positive Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. With numerous research advances occurring in this field during the past year, Dr. Lieu sat down with us again to share updates in targeted therapies for HER2-positive metastatic colorectal cancer and the evolving landscape of biomarkers under investigation for this disease.Click the links below for Hitting the Target in HER2-Positive Metastatic Colorectal Cancer, an accredited CME/NCPD activity provided by i3 Health!
Additional Advances in Soft Tissue Sarcoma With Brian Rubin, MD, PhD
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor® · Additional Advances in Soft Tissue Sarcoma With Brian Rubin, MD, PhD Last year, Brian Rubin, MD, PhD, Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Chief of Diagnostics at the Cleveland Clinic, served as co-chair for i3 Health's continuing medical education (CME)–/nursing continuing professional development ...
AYA Cancer Awareness Week: Creating Welcoming Spaces for Support and Advocacy With Dr. Lauren Ghazal, Megan-Claire Chase, and Allison Rosen
Keira Smith
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Oncology Data Advisor® · AYA Cancer Awareness Week 2024 Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Awareness Week, April 1 to 5, 2024, is a time to shine a spotlight on adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors. To commemorate the week, Lauren Ghazal, Megan-Claire Chase, and Allison Rosen, all members of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board, sat down for a conversation to highlight the issues that AYA cancer patients face, including fertility preservation and financial toxicity; the need to ensure that race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation are not overlooked when building welcoming support spaces for all patients; and the value of turning to the AYA community for support while also serving as your own best advocate.  
AYA Cancer Awareness Week: Creating Welcoming Spaces for Support and Advocacy With Dr. Lauren Ghazal, Megan-Claire Chase, and Allison Rosen
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Awareness Week, April 1 to 5, 2024, is a time to shine a spotlight on adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors. To commemorate the week, Lauren Ghazal, Megan-Claire Chase, and Allison Rosen, all members of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board, sat down for a conversation to highlight the issues that AYA cancer patients face, including fertility preservation and financial toxicity; the need to ensure that race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation are not overlooked when building welcoming support spaces for all patients; and the value of turning to the AYA community for support while also serving as your own best advocate.  
Fighting Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Through Genetic Counseling With Catherine Skefos, MA, MS, CGC, and Julie Moskowitz, MS
Keira Smith
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In this edition of "Bridging the Gap in Cancer Care Through Genetic Counseling," Editorial Member Catherine Skefos speaks with her colleague Julie Moskowitz, MS, Genetic Counselor in the Gastrointestinal (GI) Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center, about hereditary aspects of colorectal cancer, how she counsels patients and families regarding their risk of colorectal cancer and related syndromes, and how genetic testing can be used to inform screening decisions and ultimately reduce patients' risk.  
Additional Advances in Soft Tissue Sarcoma With Brian Rubin, MD, PhD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Last year, Brian Rubin, MD, PhD, Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Chief of Diagnostics at the Cleveland Clinic, served as co-chair for i3 Health's continuing medical education (CME)–/nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)–approved virtual tumor board: Multidisciplinary Management of Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma, alongs...
Additional Advances in aTTP Research and Clinical Trials With Spero Cataland, MD
Keira Smith
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Dr. Spero Cataland, Professor of Internal Medicine and the Benign Hematology Section Head at The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, is currently serving as chair of i3 Health's free CME/NCPD activity and Hematology Fellows Lecture Series, Current Standards and New Directions in Treatment of Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (aTTP). In this interview, Dr. Cataland provides an update on new research that has occurred in the field during the past year and shares a preview of what learners can look forward to when attending his presentation at their own institution.  
Kidney Cancer Awareness Month: Spotlight on Genetic Counseling With Hiam Abdel-Salam, MS, CGC, and Donika Saporito, MS
Keira Smith
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In this interview for Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, Hiam Abdel-Salam, MS, CGC, speaks with Donika Saporito, MS, a Certified Genetic Counselor in the Genitourinary Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center, who provides an overview of genetic testing for hereditary kidney cancer syndromes and how she personally counsels the patients she sees.  
Celebrating National Doctor’s Day With Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, and Matthew Hadfield, DO
Lyn Brook
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In this edition of the Oncology Data Fellows Forum in celebration of National Doctor's Day, Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, and Matthew Hadfield, DO, discuss the highs and lows of working in this field and why it is important to take a moment to celebrate being a physician, your fellow physicians, and your patients.   Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH: Good afte...
An Introduction to Genetic Counseling With Hiam Abdel-Salam, MS, CGC, and Catherine Skefos, MA, MS, CGC
Keira Smith
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In this first episode of Oncology Data Advisor's new podcast series, "Bridging the Gap in Cancer Care Through Genetic Counseling," Hiam Abdel-Salam and Catherine Skefos provide an introduction to genetic counseling, including how they entered the field, what they do on a day-to-day basis, scenarios in which patients should or should not consider meeting with a genetic counselor, things that are covered in an appointment, and their favorite parts about working as genetic counselors.  
Kidney Cancer Awareness Month: Discovering Clinical Strategies to Improve Outcomes With Dr. Samuel Kareff, Dr. Waqas Haque, and Dr. Ulka Vaishampayan
Keira Smith
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In this edition of Oncology Data Advisor celebrating Kidney Cancer Awareness Month Dr. Samuel Kareff, Dr. Waqas Haque, and Dr. Ulka Vaishampayan discuss the rising incidence of kidney cancer, warning signs and symptoms to look out for, environmental risk factors such as tobacco use, emerging treatment strategies using immunotherapy and adjuvant therapy, considerations for genetic testing, and the importance of clinical trial participation for bringing these new advances to the forefront of care.
Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month 2024: What Patients Need to Know
Keira Smith
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For Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month this March, Oncology Data Advisor hosted a live panel discussion geared towards patients living with multiple myeloma. Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Dr. Alankrita Taneja, Dr. Richa Thakur, and Dr. Gurbakhash Kaur helped put the myriad of new developments in multiple myeloma treatment into perspective for patients and answered questions from the audience regarding current and future treatment strategies for multiple myeloma.  
Thirty Years in the Making: The Groundbreaking Approval of Lifileucel for Metastatic Melanoma With Matthew Hadfield, DO, and Richard Carvajal, MD
Lyn Brook
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Following the recent approval of lifileucel for unresectable or metastatic melanoma—the first cellular therapy to receive an approval for solid tumors—Matthew Hadfield, DO, member of the Oncology Data Advisor Fellows Forum and third-year Fellow at Brown University, sat down with Richard Carvajal, MD, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member and...
International Women’s Day: Lifting Each Other Up and the Way Forward With Dr. Alankrita Taneja, Maria Badillo, Ulka Vaishampayan, and Morana Vojnic
Keira Smith
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In celebration of Women's Day on March 8, Oncology Data Advisor hosted a live panel discussion in which the women of our Editorial Board and Fellows Forum share what the day means to them, progress that has been made in female representation in leadership roles, continued obstacles to overcome, and the value of encouraging and mentoring other women in the field.  
Rare Disease Day 2024: A Panel Discussion With Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Matthew Hadfield, Joseph Kalis, and Nagashree Seetharamu
Keira Smith
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On Rare Disease Day on February 29, members of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board and Fellows Forum hosted a live panel discussion focused on the rare diseases that they treat, including tireless efforts underway to develop novel treatment strategies, enhance quality of life, and improve outcomes for patients. 
Discovering Research Advances in Mesothelioma With Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, and Estela Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Keira Smith
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In this Fellows Forum interview, Dr. Samuel Kareff speaks with Dr. Estela Rodriguez, Clinical Research Lead of the Thoracic Site Disease Group at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, about recent research advances in mesothelioma, the emerging roles of immunotherapy and biomarker testing, and the importance of ensuring access to care for patients with this rare disease.  
International Women’s Day: Perspectives in Medicine, Nursing, and Fellowship From Richa Thakur, Nida Khan, Lauren Ghazal, and Gurbakhash Kaur
Keira Smith
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In this panel discussion in honor of International Women's Day on March 8, Dr. Richa Thakur, Dr. Nida Khan, Dr. Lauren Ghazal, and Dr. Gurbakhash Kaur discuss their perspectives as women in the fields of medicine and nursing, including their advice for negotiating, seeking mentors, overcoming imposter syndrome, building confidence, and making your voice heard.