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A Cleveland Clinic podcast for medical professionals exploring the latest innovative research and clinical advances in the field of oncology.

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

A Cleveland Clinic podcast for medical professionals exploring the latest innovative research and clinical advances in the field of oncology.

    In the Pursuit of Parenthood: Pregnancy, Breast Cancer, and BRCA Mutations

    In the Pursuit of Parenthood: Pregnancy, Breast Cancer, and BRCA Mutations

    Halle Moore, MD, Director of Breast Medical Oncology at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to explore the safety of pregnancy after breast cancer with BRCA mutations. In the episode, Dr. Moore emphasizes the importance of early conversations regarding reproductive goals and available fertility preservation strategies for breast cancer patients while maintaining an effective cancer treatment. Despite limited data on this topic, Dr. Moore highlights positive outcomes observed in retrospective studies.

    • 17 min
    Exploring Novel Strategies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Exploring Novel Strategies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Hematology oncologist, Allison Winter, MD, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the latest innovations in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Listen as she explains how the treatment for CLL has evolved over the past decade, with a shift towards using novel therapies such as BTK inhibitors and venetoclax, as well as the concept of time-limited therapy. Dr. Winter also shares insights into ongoing clinical trials like the MAJIC trial, which compares different treatment combinations.

    • 16 min
    Enhancing Patient Care with Cancer Programming

    Enhancing Patient Care with Cancer Programming

    Alison Ibsen, Senior Director for Cancer Programming, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to talk about the role of cancer programming to enhance cancer patient care. Cancer programming brings together various experts involved in the treatment of a specific cancer to promote multidisciplinary care to help improve outcomes. Listen as Alison elaborates on the program development, its emphasis on creating effective care pathways, and the importance of collaboration across different locations and departments within Cleveland Clinic.

    • 20 min
    Advances in Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer Treatment

    Advances in Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer Treatment

    Michael Valente, DO, Program Director for the Colorectal Surgery Residency Program, and Director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program & Center for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to discuss advances in stage 4 colon cancer treatment. Listen as Dr. Valente highlights the significant improvements in outcomes for late stage colon cancer patients due to the recent advancements in surgery, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. During the episode, he stresses the importance of early screening for colon cancer and the potential for personalized treatments and precision medicine in the future.

    • 23 min
    Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis

    Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis

    The Cancer Advances podcast is joined by surgeon, Federico Aucejo, MD, Director of the Liver Tumor Clinic, and medical GI oncologist, Bassam Estfan, MD, Co-Director of the Liver Tumor Program, to discuss the use of ctDNA screening in colorectal cancer with liver metastases. Tune in to learn about the current state of disease management and the potential of ctDNA testing to guide treatment decisions and monitor disease progression.

    • 25 min
    Navigating Fertility-Sparing Surgery for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer

    Navigating Fertility-Sparing Surgery for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer

    Michelle Kuznicki, MD, a gynecologic oncologist, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to talk about fertility-sparing surgery for early-stage cervical cancer. Drawing from her systematic review of oncologic and pregnancy outcomes associated with various surgical techniques, Dr. Kuznicki talks about the shift towards less invasive procedures, highlighting the importance of aligning surgical options with the patient's reproductive goals.

    • 23 min

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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High caliber content

This is a fantastic podcast that I look forward to each new episode and always learn so much.

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