A Letter to Oncology Data Advisor Readers From Thomas Abrams, MD

It's been a busy three months here at Oncology Data Advisor (ODA) since I last banged out an "Editor's Notes." One of the highlights was ODA's presence at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Many researchers spoke on camera with us about the work they were presenting at the meeting, and visibility for the website increased tremendously. It was a rousing success. I remain incredibly proud of all the hard work our staff does every day to bring the cutting edge of clini...

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Perspectives on the Exciting Research at ASCO From Navdeep Dehar, MD, MBT, CCRP

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Dr. Navdeep Dehar, a Medical Oncology Fellow at Queen's University in Ontario, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to share the excitement of her first ASCO experience and the valuable research being presented there.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Understanding the Research on Novel Treatments and Nutritional Interventions for Multiple Myeloma With Urvi Shah, MD

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. 

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Transforming Cancer Care Delivery and Patient Experiences Through Technology With David Penberthy, MD, MBA

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dr. David Penberthy, President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss his President's Theme for ACCC this year, which involves utilizing technology to improve the delivery of cancer care in order to optimize patient experiences.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Exploring Treatment Outcomes for Lobular Breast Cancer With Jason Mouabbi, MD

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dr. Jason Mouabbi of MD Anderson Cancer Center presented a poster focused on survival outcomes of patients with invasive lobular carcinoma treated with endocrine therapy plus a CDK4/6 inhibitor, mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor, or a PI3K inhibitor, in comparison to those with metastatic hormone receptor–positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)–negative invasive ductal carcinoma. Afterwards, he sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to explain the implication of the study's results and the need for additional research in the field of lobular breast cancer to improve patient outcomes. 

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed.  

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A Cure in Sight for Ocular Melanoma With Danet Peterson

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Danet Peterson sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to talk about her work with A Cure in Sight, a nonprofit organization which seeks to support patients with ocular melanoma throughout the diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship journey.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Addressing Knowledge Gaps in the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

An educational activity provided by i3 Health has revealed significant learning gains in the knowledge of novel treatment strategies for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The activity was presented virtually at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in 2020 and was made available as an enduring online activity. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women and men in the United States and is the third most diagnosed cancer worldwide. In the...

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Guiding Colorectal Cancer Treatment Decisions by Using ctDNA With Jeanne Tie, MD, MBChB, FRACP

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dr. Jeanne Tie spoke with Oncology Data Advisor to share more about her presentation regarding the clinical utility of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) analysis to guide treatment decision making for patients with colorectal cancer.  

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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.  

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Bridging Disparities in Breast Cancer Morbidity and Mortality in Women of Color With Jessica Jones, MD

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Jessica Jones, Assistant Professor of Oncology at the University of Texas (UT) Health System, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss her work in cancer detection and cancer prevention in Black women with a higher risk of developing breast cancer and bridging the racial gap in breast cancer morbidity and mortality with early detection and prevention.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed.

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Increasing Medical Student Confidence When Treating LGBTQIA+ Patients With Cherry Au, MD

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 Awareness in Cancer Care of Sexual and Gender Minorities. Oncology Data Advisor: Welcome to Oncology Data Advisor, I am Lyn Brook. Today I am joined by Cherr...

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Understanding the Research on Novel Treatments and Nutritional Interventions for Multiple Myeloma With Urvi Shah, MD

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. 

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Please Move: Get Your Oncology Patients Exercising With Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH

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.  

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Tackling Violence and Stigmatization to Decrease Cancer Disparities for Transgender Patients With Ash Alpert, MD, MFA

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.  

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Tackling Violence and Stigmatization to Decrease Cancer Disparities for Transgender Patients With Ash Alpert, MD, MFA

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.  

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The Future of Cancer Care is Digital: Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, FASCO

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, FASCO, Executive Vice President of Texas Oncology and Clinical Professor at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, presented her research regarding digital health solutions. Afterwards, she spoke with Oncology Data Advisor to further elucidate on the implications of digital health care for oncology practice. 

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Epic Experiences Available for Cancer Survivors With Colin Ferro

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Colin Ferro, Director of Operations at Epic Experience, spoke with Oncology Data Advisor about the organization's mission to empower adult cancer survivors and thrivers beyond their diagnosis and treatment.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Increasing Medical Student Confidence When Treating LGBTQIA+ Patients With Cherry Au, MD

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 Awareness in Cancer Care of Sexual and Gender Minorities.  

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Sharing the Breast Cancer Journey From Diagnosis to Survivorship With Megan-Claire Chase

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Megan-Claire Chase, breast cancer survivor and Breast Cancer Program Director at SHARE Cancer Support, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to talk about her diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship journey, as well as her advocacy work to empower people living with cancer.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Discovering the Field of Ocular Oncology with Dan Gombos, MD, FACS

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Dan Gombos, MD, FACS, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to discuss the field of ocular oncology, the management of tumors that start in or spread to the eye, and the management of toxicity to the eye caused by the treatment of cancer.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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