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Lung Cancer Mutations and Treatment Advances

Lung cancer, the most common cancer type with the highest mortality, can largely be categorized by the genetic mutations that cause it. By targeting the specific genetic mutation behind a patient’s cancer, targeted therapies have enabled increasing numbers of patients…

Oct 05, 2021, 06:30 pm 0 Listen

Goals and challenges of developing a patient focused myeloma center of excellence

The multiple myeloma treatment field has undergone several changes over the past 10-20 years. The average overall survival has changed from 1-3 years to 10-20 years. Yet, there is no established curative therapy for multiple myeloma. However, advanced monitoring with…

Sep 08, 2021, 03:15 pm 1 Listen

Prevention and Management of PCOS Related Infertility – A Q&A Session

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a chronic disorder affecting 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. It is the primary cause of reduced frequency of ovulation and anovulation at the reproductive age and is commonly associated with infertility. The prevalence…

Sep 01, 2021, 04:00 pm 5 Listen

The use of CLR 131 and other targeted radiotherapeutics in pediatric cancers

Many pediatric cancers have very poor overall survival rates once they relapse or if they do not respond to initial standard treatments. Radiotherapy plays an important role in the treatment of these cancers. However, if the cancer has metastasized to…

Jul 12, 2021, 01:00 pm 1 Listen

CRISPR-edited Immune Cells Enhance Fight Against Blood Cancers

The Nobel prize winning CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system is being explored for its potential use in cancer research and treatment. By deleting, inactivating, or otherwise modifying specific genes in cultured cells or in animal models, researchers have been able to…

Jun 29, 2021, 10:00 am 0 Listen