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NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

breast cancer
immunotherapy

Melinda L. Telli, MD, on HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: NCCN Guidelines Update

Melinda L. Telli, MD, of Stanford Cancer Institute, discusses highlights of the new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology®, including nonanthracycline, taxane-based regimens as preferred treat...

leukemia
lymphoma

Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD, on Managing Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses treatment choices for patients with relapsed or refractory CLL/SLL, when to stop therapy due to adverse events, BTK inhibitors an...

skin cancer

April K. Salama, MD, on Managing Melanoma Brain Metastases

April K. Salama, MD, of Duke Cancer Institute, discusses the shift in recent years, as more effective therapies have become available, toward integrating systemic upfront treatment of patients with br...

head and neck cancer
supportive care

David G. Pfister, MD, on Supportive Care in Head and Neck Cancers: Multidisciplinary Management

David G. Pfister, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the many considerations when caring for patients with head and neck cancers, such as dental and nutritional issues; side effe...

covid-19

Thomas K. Varghese, Jr, MD, on the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Care

Thomas K. Varghese, Jr, MD, of Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, summarizes a panel discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted cancer screenings, when telemedicine work...

gastroesophageal cancer
gastrointestinal cancer
immunotherapy

Mary F. Mulcahy, MD, and Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, on NCCN Guidelines Updates: Gastric and Esophageal Cancers

Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Mary F. Mulcahy, MD, of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discuss biomarkers for determining treatme...

kidney cancer

Eric Jonasch, MD, on Hereditary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management

Eric Jonasch, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the several hereditary renal cell cancer syndromes, the importance of surveillance for both renal and nonrenal manifes...

leukemia

Alexander E. Perl, MD, on Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Treatment Updates

Alexander E. Perl, MD, of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the major changes in 2021 to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for managing acute myel...

thyroid cancer

Lori J. Wirth, MD, on Advanced Thyroid Carcinoma: Evolving Systemic Therapy Options

Lori J. Wirth, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, discusses the common molecular alterations across thyroid cancer subtypes; targeted treatments for BRAF V600E–mutant, NTRK–fusion po...

multiple myeloma
immunotherapy

Shaji K. Kumar, MD, on Multiple Myeloma: NCCN Guidelines Update

Shaji K. Kumar, MD, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, discusses the latest data on treating patients with multiple myeloma, including standard-of-care induction before stem cell transplant; the role ...

issues in oncology

Gabrielle A. Zecha, PA-C, MHA, and Aaron Begue, MS, RN, NP-C, OCN: The Role of Advanced Practice Providers in Oncology Care

Gabrielle A. Zecha, PA-C, MHA, of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Aaron Begue, MS, RN, NP-C, OCN, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss how a...

skin cancer

Susan M. Swetter, MD, on Molecular Testing for Cutaneous Melanoma

Susan M. Swetter, MD, of Stanford Cancer Institute, discusses molecular prognostic tests for cutaneous melanoma, which may improve staging accuracy, reduce unnecessary sentinel lymph node biopsies, an...

bladder cancer
immunotherapy

Arlene O. Siefker-Radtke, MD, on Urothelial Bladder Cancer: New Settings for Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Arlene O. Siefker-Radtke, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the changing therapeutic landscape in which atezolizumab, avelumab, and pembrolizumab have either been app...

issues in oncology

Robert Winn, MD, on Strategies for Reducing Racial Disparities in Oncology

Robert Winn, MD, of the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, discusses the creation of a health equity report card to track how institutions are dealing with disparities in oncology ...

breast cancer
immunotherapy

William J. Gradishar, MD, on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: NCCN Guidelines Update

William J. Gradishar, MD, of Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discusses the latest recommendations from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network for treating pa...

issues in oncology

Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, on Preventing and Controlling HPV-Associated Cancers

Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, of Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses how insights from behavioral economics could be harnessed to improve HPV vaccination rates, thus loweri...

prostate cancer

Sandy Srinivas, MD, on Managing Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Sandy Srinivas, MD, of Stanford Cancer Institute, discusses the increasing number of ways to deliver life-prolonging therapy to patients with advanced prostate cancer, including more accurate imaging ...

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