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Beyond CAR-T: Re-engineering Cells into Life-saving Therapies

Our cells have the innate ability to protect us. The idea of using cells as medicine emerged with bone marrow transplants, and then CAR-T therapy for blood cancers. Now, scientists are beginning to engineer much more complex living therapeutics by…

Dec 10, 2022, 11:00 am 0 Listen

Diagnosis and Management of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM) is a rare type of cancer that begins in the white blood cells.The abnormal white blood cells produce a protein that accumulates in the blood, impairs circulation and causes complications. It continues to be a clinical challenge…

Oct 29, 2022, 10:00 am 0 Listen

Enhancing Diversity in Cancer Clinical Trials

For decades, there has been an alarming lack of diversity in cancer clinical trials. Why does this happen, what can we do about it and how can we increase minority representation in these potentially life-saving trials are some of the…

Oct 18, 2022, 05:00 am 0 Listen

Impact of Climate Change on Cancer Burden

The impact of climate change on human health has come to focus in recent years, however very little is known about the effect of climate change on chronic diseases like cancer. We are discussing climate change, the exposures it generates…

Aug 26, 2022, 02:00 pm 0 Listen

Evolving Treatment Paradigm of Multiple Myeloma

In the past decade, the FDA has approved 13 new agents and 29 treatments for multiple myeloma, which have transformed the treatment paradigm for patients. The expanded treatment options have resulted in significantly improved outcomes. Two decades ago, the median…

Jun 16, 2022, 01:00 pm 0 Listen