Christopher Willett, MD, on Localized Rectal Cancer: Emerging Treatment Paradigms
2016 NCCN Annual Conference (1)
Christopher Willett, MD, of Duke Cancer Center, discusses short and long courses of treatment, neoadjuvant chemotherapy with or without radiation, and organ preservation without surgery.
Douglas E. Wood, MD, of the University of Washington, discusses important new developments in early detection, the need to educate primary care physicians and patients, and the potential to save up to 15,000 lives each year.
Joseph V. Simone, MD, of the Simone Consulting Company, gives his expert perspective on the important messages of this year’s meeting.
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.
Louis Burt Nabors, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses improvements in the 2016 NCCN Guidelines for glioma, anaplastic oligodendroglioma, and glioblastoma.