Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, on End-of-Life Care: Impact of the Choosing Wisely Campaign
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses the substantial overuse of aggressive medical care for younger patients at the end of life, despite ASCO recommendations (Abstract LBA10033).
Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses findings of this phase III study of sorafenib plus doxorubicin versus sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (Abstract 4003).
Nagi S. El-Saghir, MD, of the American University of Beirut, and Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Hospital, discuss oncology from an international point of view.
Alan Venook, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, and John Marshall, MD, of the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University, discuss the impact of primary tumor location on overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with advanced disease (Abstract 3504).
Patricia J. Goldsmith, Chief Executive Officer of CancerCare, which provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, discusses findings from six distinct surveys with input from more than 3,000 individuals at varying stages of their cancer experience.
Luis G. Paz-Ares, MD, PhD, of the Hospital Universitario 12 De Octubre, discusses study findings on adding necitumumab to gemcitabine and cisplatin chemotherapy in the first-line treatment of patients with stage IV squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
To see Dr. Paz-Ares discuss this video in Spanish, please click here.