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American Cancer Society experts discuss cancer headlines as well as their own work.

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American Cancer Society experts discuss cancer headlines as well as their own work.

    May 1, 2020 Remdesivir, COVID and cancer, and a liquid biopsy

    May 1, 2020 Remdesivir, COVID and cancer, and a liquid biopsy

    Promising new findings about an antiviral drug for COVID-19; will it reduce the severity of the disease? Also, new data confirms an increased risk from COVID-19 for people with cancer; an important reminder of the role we all have in helping protect those at risk from coronavirus. And… Finding cancer with a blood test; we review early results of a new study of liquid biopsy. David Sampson is joined by Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society

    • 15 min
    COVID 19: Reopening America, Racial Disparities, and the Future of Meetings

    COVID 19: Reopening America, Racial Disparities, and the Future of Meetings

    This week, governors in several states began weighing their options on reopening businesses, trying to balance the needs of the economy with public health… and lives. This week, the American Cancer Society's David Sampson talks to Deputy Chief Medical Officer Len Lichtenfeld, MD to ask: are we really ready, and if not, how will we know when we are? We also talk about how racial injustice has led to our current state of affairs with the pandemic. And finally, we look at the pandemic’s impact on medical information sharing; scientific meetings and beyond.

    • 15 min
    April 9: Coronavirus update with Dr. Len Lichtenfeld

    April 9: Coronavirus update with Dr. Len Lichtenfeld

    Dr Len Lichtenfeld on the impact of coronavirus on cancer research, cancer treatment, and more

    • 21 min
    April 8 Tale Of Two States Take 2

    April 8 Tale Of Two States Take 2

    April 8 Tale Of Two States Take 2 by The Follow-Up

    • 1 min

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