A Cleveland Clinic podcast for medical professionals exploring the latest innovative research and clinical advances in the field of oncology.
Single-Fraction Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Effective for Early Stage Lung Cancer
Single-fraction SBRT is safe and effective in treating early stage, medically inoperable NSCLC, according to a ten-year retrospective study of 229 patients, the largest single-institution report to date. Gregory Videtic, MD, radiation oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the findings that were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting.
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center's CHIP Clinic
Cleveland Clinic hematologist/oncologist, Bhumika Patel, MD, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center's new CHIP Clinic. The CHIP Clinic screens and monitors patients with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP): somatic mutations in blood or bone marrow cells that increase the risk of blood cancers and heart disease. Listen as Dr. Patel shares how she believes the CHIP Clinic will implicate how we treat patients moving forward, including cancer survivors.
The Latest in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
Jame Abraham, MD, Chair of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the latest in breast cancer clinical trials. Listen as Dr. Abraham shares his insight on how to get the word out to patients about clinical trials, the role COVID-19 has played in trial logistics, along with which trials he thinks are likely to have the biggest impact in how we treat patients with breast cancer.
Leadership Development in Cancer Care
John Suh, MD, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss leadership development. Dr. Suh shares his personal journey on becoming a leader. He highlights the important role coaching and mentorship, self-reflection and emotional intelligence has in continuous improvement.
The Evolution of Breast Cancer Radiation
Chirag Shah, MD, Director of Breast Radiation and Clinical Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the latest in breast cancer radiation. Dr. Shah shares how radiation for the breast has evolved over the past decade, giving breast cancer patients multiple options for radiation treatment. Listen as Dr. Shah discusses how we use a multidisciplinary approach when establishing which type of radiation is best suited for our patients.
The Latest in Genetic Testing and Screening among Gynecologic Cancer Patients
Genetic testing and screening in gynecologic cancer patients has evolved over the last several years. Miriam AlHilli, MD joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the latest in genetic testing, screening and prevention.