Alan Venook, MD, on Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Choosing Optimal Treatment Strategies
2016 NCCN Annual Conference (1)
Alan Venook, MD, of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses new observations on biomarkers, the best combinations of therapies, and how to sequence them.
Mahmoud Al-Hawary, MD, of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the role of radiology in diagnosing and staging pancreatic tumors, optimizing imaging techniques, and the value of structured reporting.
Judith Paice, PhD, RN, of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discusses strategies for safe opioid prescribing: making a comprehensive assessment, stratifying risk, using universal precautions, and educating practitioners on safe storage and disposal.
Sarah L. Blair, MD, of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, discusses surgical resection of breast cancer, which has the best chance of cure and is better than hormonal treatment alone, even in patients over age 80.
Jerald P. Radich, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discusses ways to prevent advanced-phase chronic myeloid leukemia through adherence to prescribed treatment and routine monitoring of disease burden.
Joseph B. Narus, DNP, GNP-BC, ANP, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the impact of cancer treatment on men’s sexual health, and treatment options to improve erectile function.