Jaffer Ajani, MD, on Metastatic Gastroesophageal Cancers: Expert Perspective
2016 NCCN Annual Conference (1)
Jaffer Ajani, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the importance of HER2/neu testing and other aspects of treating patients with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
Toby C. Campbell, MD, of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, discusses palliative care, hospice care, and best supportive care practices, as well as the challenges of symptom management and end-of-life issues.
Anne Covey, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the role of ablation and arterial-directed therapy in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
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.
Nadeem Abu-Rustum, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses improvements in fertility-sparing surgery for young women, advances in lymph node assessment, and the evolving role of chemotherapy and radiation.
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.