Recently, the FDA approved melphalan for liver-directed treatment of uveal melanoma. In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Richard Carvajal, Deputy Physician-in-Chief and Director of Medical Oncology at Northwell Health Cancer Institute in New York, discusses the approval and the trial that led to it, as well as share ...
The Power of Oncology Collaboration: An Interdisciplinary Conversation With Oncology Data Advisor and MedNews Week
In this panel discussion, Oncology Data Advisor and MedNews Week join forces to discuss the power of holding interdisciplinary conversations in oncology and the value of bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds, locations, career stages, and specialties to share their perspectives on oncology practice and disseminate their knowledge to others in the field.
This interview features Oncology Data Advisor Fellows Forum member Dr. Nida Khan, a Medical Oncology and Palliative Care Fellow at The Ohio State University, and Editorial Board member Dr. Joseph Kalis, Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacy Specialist at the University of Colorado Health, in a multidisciplinary conversation for Pain Awareness Month. Dr. Khan and Dr. Kalis explain the different types of pain trajectories, particularly for patients with cancer, and the unique ways in which they approach pain management in their different specialties.
In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member Ulka Vaishampayan, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, sat down to discuss the importance of bringing awareness to prostate cancer, up-to-date diagnostic techniques, and updates in therapeutic selection and treatment.
Raising Awareness of Prostate Cancer in Transgender Women With Farnoosh Nik-Ahd, MD, and Stephen Freedland, MD
This interview in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month features Dr. Stephen Freedland, Urologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member, and Dr. Farnoosh Nik-Ahd, Urology Resident at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), discussing the risks and incidence of prostate cancer in transgender women. Dr. Nik-Ahd shares the inspiration for her recent first-author study, Prostate Cancer Is Not Just a Man's Concern, the results that she and her team found, and their implications for prostate cancer screening and diagnosis standards for transgender women.
Understanding the Tumor Microenvironment to Unlock the Key to Oncology Drug Development With Jesus Garcia, PhD
This interview features Jesus Garcia, PhD, a tissue and liquid biopsy expert who analyzes trial sponsors' clinical protocols and aids them in developing relevant biomarker strategies for their trials. Dr. Garcia discusses his passion for understanding the tumor microenvironment, its implications in drug development, and breakthrough strategies in pathology and technology that are leading to expanded therapeutic options for patients.
In honor of Appendix Cancer Awareness Month this August, Dr. Thomas Abrams, Editor-in-Chief of Oncology Data Advisor and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, sat down to explain the different subtypes and presentations of appendix cancer, factors he takes into consideration when making treatment decisions, and the messages he hopes to convey to both clinicians and patients with the goal of raising awareness for this rare disease.
Oncology Data Advisor holds the utmost value for patient advocates and advocacy groups as they strive to prioritize patient-centered care and shared decision making throughout the cancer journey. At this year's American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Oncology Data Advisor spoke with numerous individuals representing diverse asp...
This Oncology Data Advisor Fellows Forum interview celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month, featuring Richa Thakur, MD, Hematology/Oncology (Heme/Onc) Fellow at Northwell Health, and Waqas Haque, MD, Internal Medicine Resident at New York University, in a discussion about the importance of immunizations for cancer patients, their friends a...
Epcoritamab, a bispecific CD20-directed CD3 T-cell engager, is currently being investigated in numerous settings for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Recently, results were presented at the European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress for Cohorts 2A and 2B of the phase 1/2 EPCORE NHL-2 trial, which is investigating an epcoritamab combination for patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma. In this interview, Dr. Reid Merryman, an Attending Physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Center and one of the study's investigators, discusses the significance of these results and the efficacy of epcoritamab across the various tumor types being studied.
In this interview, Ofer Sharon, MD, the CEO of OncoHost, explains the unique opportunities for harnessing precision medicine in oncology, the unmet needs regarding biomarker development, and the potential of utilizing a multicomponent biomarker approach for understanding the mechanisms of therapy resistance and developing novel pathways for treatment.
Megan-Claire Chase, a patient advocate and invasive lobular breast cancer survivor, recently appeared on the "Beyond Cancer" Episode of PBS's Stories from the Stage. In this interview, Ms. Chase shares more about the experience and the important messages for patients, survivors, and clinicians that she hoped to convey in her talk and throughout her advocacy.
Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer: Real-World Characteristics and Treatment by Disease Volume With Stephen Freedland, MD
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Dr. Stephen Freedland, Professor of Urology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss his abstract regarding real-world characteristics and treatment by disease volume among patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer. Dr. Freedland shares more regarding the complexities of treatment decisions in prostate cancer, barriers to care, and the research that he and his team are conducting to optimize treatment utilization based on disease characteristics.
At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Oncology Data Advisor sat down for a conversation with Robin Lally, PhD, and Marilyn Hammer, PhD, co–Principal Investigators of the COACH (Comprehensive Outcomes for After-Cancer Health) study. Dr. Lally and Dr. Hammer share the background of this study and how it is seeking to improve the cancer survivorship experience through digital health interventions and patient-reported outcomes.
Expert Perspectives in the Management of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: a Webinar Preview With Sara Tolaney, MD, MPH
i3 Health recently hosted Pathology and Oncology Expert Perspectives in the Management of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC): Case Explorations and Answers to FAQs, an accredited CME/NCPD webinar now available on the i3 Health website. In this video interview, Dr. Tolaney shares a preview of the important topics discussed in the activity, includi...
At the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Oncology Data Advisor sat down with Allison Rosen, a colorectal cancer survivor, patient advocate, and Director of Project ECHO for the American Cancer Society. Ms. Rosen shares the story of her cancer journey, how she became involved in patient advocacy, and how to strives to use her platform to bridge the gap between clinical research and cancer patients and survivors.
Hematology/Oncology Trainee Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond With Samuel Kareff, MD, MPH, and Ana Velazquez Mañana, MD
This Oncology Data Advisor® Fellows Forum Interview features Dr. Samuel Kareff, Hematology/Oncology Chief Fellow at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, in discussion with Dr. Ana Velazquez Mañana, an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), regarding the unique challenges faced by hematology/oncology trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Velazquez Mañana outlines the impacts on clinical training, research, and career development, as well as the positive changes that have been incorporated into the landscape for hematology/oncology trainees.
Exciting New Directions for Oncology Data Advisor: Live From ASCO 2023 With Dr. Thomas Abrams, Editor in Chief
At the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dr. Thomas Abrams, Editor in Chief of Oncology Data Advisor, previewed some of the latest updates on Oncology Data Advisor and the new directions that will be taken in 2023, including new ways of partnering with patients to strengthen the patient voice and ultimately improve quality of care.
At the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Oncology Data Advisor sat down with Dr. Yan Leyfman, a physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and Director and Host of MedNews Week. Dr. Leyfman explains the origin and reach of MedNews Week and how it strives to combat health care information, champion patient advocacy, and expand global health education through its video and social media platforms.
Navigating the Residency and Fellowship Experience by Creating Opportunities in Oncology With Waqas Haque, MD
In this Oncology Data Advisor® Fellows Forum interview, member Waqas Haque, MD, an Internal Medicine Resident at New York University, shares his medical training journey, the research he has conducted as Clinical Investigator Track Resident, his plans for applying to an oncology fellowship, advice for navigating the experience, tips for acquiring o...