Jerald Radich, MD, on Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Managing Advanced-Phase Disease
2016 NCCN Annual Conference (1)
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.
Wui-Jin Koh, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discusses the multiple services required to best treat this rare cancer.
Joseph V. Simone, MD, of the Simone Consulting Company, gives his expert perspective on the important messages of this year’s meeting.
William Gradishar, MD, of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University, discusses updates including preoperative HER2-directed therapy, optimal adjuvant endocrine treatment in premenopausal women, and an approach for managing ER+ metastatic disease.
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.
Jeffrey Jones, MD, MPH, of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the use of small molecule inhibitors in developing an individualized treatment plan for patients with CLL.