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Interviews with clinical experts, discussing key issues in oncology.

Interviews with clinical experts, discussing key issues in oncology.

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United Kingdom

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Interviews with clinical experts, discussing key issues in oncology.

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@MM_Oncology

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English


Episodes

COVID-19 vaccination in patients with cancer (with Narjust Duma)

3/25/2021
We speak to medical oncologist Narjust Duma, from the University of Wisconsin in the USA, about COVID-19 vaccination in people with cancer, discussing issues such as vaccine timing, side-effects, and key unanswered research questions.

Duration:00:11:52

Conducting cancer clinical trials in the COVID-19 era (with Gary Lyman)

5/27/2020
In this Medicine Matters oncology podcast, we speak to Gary Lyman (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, Seattle, USA) about the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the conduct of cancer clinical trials. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology

Duration:00:24:08

The UK Coronavirus Cancer Monitoring Project: What you need to know (with Lennard Lee)

5/22/2020
Co-project leader Lennard Lee talks about the inception and development of the initiative that will provide insight into the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer and facilitate shared learning that will benefit patient care. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology

Duration:00:07:40

CCC19: Introducing The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (with Gilberto Lopes)

4/8/2020
Gilberto Lopes (Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, Florida, USA), a steering committee member of CCC19, tells us about the registry collating data on cancer patients with comorbid COVID-19 to provide an evidence base for future decision-making. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology Image credit: © koto_feja/Getty Images/iStock

Duration:00:05:11

COVID-19 and cancer: Changing practices to meet patient needs (with Beth Sandy)

3/31/2020
Thoracic oncology nurse practitioner Beth Sandy explains how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting cancer patient care and how strategies such as telemedicine are coming into their own. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology Image credit: Coronavirus illustration © dottedyeti/stock.adobe.com

Duration:00:26:10

Managing patients with genitourinary cancers in the time of COVID-19 (with Cora Sternberg)

3/25/2020
Genitourinary oncologists Cora Sternberg (Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA) and Axel Merseburger (University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany) share their experience of managing cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, comparing perspectives from a US and German stand point. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology

Duration:00:11:28

COVID-19 and cancer patient care: A lung cancer specialist’s experience (with Gilberto Lopes)

3/17/2020
Gilberto Lopes discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of patients with lung cancer and outlines the measures being implemented to minimize the risk for patients. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology

Duration:00:05:34

Expert comment: AMG 510 KRAS inhibitor trial results – ‘A good start’ (with Colin Lindsay)

10/7/2019
Colin Lindsay discusses the trial results for AMG 510 – a novel inhibitor targeting the KRAS G12C mutation – in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology More from WCLC 2019

Duration:00:03:41

Understanding the relationship between the gut microbiome and immunotherapy (with Jennifer Wargo)

6/24/2019
Recent research has shown an association between intestinal microbiota and response to immunotherapy in the setting of various tumor types. Listen to Jennifer Wargo, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA, share her insights into the findings. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on January 28, 2019.

Duration:00:09:40

Researcher comment: COMPARE study (with Hashim Ahmed)

6/24/2019
Hashim Ahmed takes us through the COMPARE study – presented at NCRI 2018 – which showed that men with localized prostate cancer are willing to accept lower survival odds for a better quality of life. He outlines the key findings, the implications of the results for physicians, and the next steps for research. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on November 15, 2018.

Duration:00:04:13

ALL and infection: Unpicking the connection (with Mel Greaves)

6/24/2019
Professor Mel Greaves (Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK) discusses his proposed theory for the etiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, in which early microbial exposure plays a key role. He outlines the evidence supporting the hypothesis and delves into the implications. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on October 15, 2018.

Duration:00:08:24

SUMIT: Selumetinib in metastatic uveal melanoma (with Paul Nathan)

6/24/2019
Advisory Board member and study author Paul Nathan, from the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in Middlesex, UK, discusses the phase III SUMIT trial, which evaluated the addition of the MEK inhibitor selumetinib to dacarbazine in patients with metastatic uveal melanoma. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on May 4, 2018.

Duration:00:07:21

Expert comment: AMPLE trial (with Fabien Maldonado)

6/24/2019
In this podcast, Fabien Maldonado, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, provides an independent comment on the AMPLE trial, published in JAMA, which aimed to establish the more effective technique for reducing the number of hospitalization days in patients with malignant pleural effusion. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on January 2, 2018.

Duration:00:13:32

Bevacizumab in cervical cancer (with Krishnansu Tewari)

6/24/2019
The phase III GOG 240 trial evaluated bevacizumab in women with advanced cervical cancer - Advisory Board member and lead investigator Krishnansu Tewari outlines the results of the final analysis in this podcast. Find more on Medicine Matters oncology This content was originally published on Medicine Matters oncology (https://oncology.medicinematters.com/) on December 12, 2017.

Duration:00:06:05