GRACEcast
Expert oncologists provide brief, distilled summaries of the most central issues in cancer management and emerging approaches for patients and caregivers. The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) is committed to providing the knowledge that will help enable the general public to be informed participants in their own care. Visit cancerGRACE.org for more info.

Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) is an unusual subtype of lung cancer; medical oncologist Dr. Jack West reviews the evidence on the best systemic therapy to treat advanced, multifocal BAC.

Direct download: GRACEcast-364_GCVL_LU-F08_Optimal_Systemic_BAC_Therapy.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Radiation oncologist Dr. Chris Loiselle reviews the possibility of re-treating with radiation for lung cancer, typically using stereotactic technique, in a previously irradiated field.

Direct download: GRACEcast-363_GCVL_LU-E12_Lung_Cancer_Tumor_Reirradiation.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:08am PST

Dr. Jack West, medical oncologist/lung cancer specialist, describes special management considerations for indolent lung cancers that may not require treatment or are at risk for "over-treatment."

Direct download: GRACEcast-362_GCVL_LU-F03_Indolent_Lung_Cancer_Management.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Dr. Eric Vallieres, thoracic surgeon, introduces us to and provides a brief history for the special case in lung cancer of a "Pancoast Tumor", along with how its optimal treatment has evolved over several decades.

Direct download: GRACEcast-361_GCVL_LU-E06_Pancoast_Tumor_History_Treatment.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Dr. West reviews basic principles of treating locally advanced lung cancer, including the need to treat both local disease and possible distant disease, and the need to balance efficacy with toxicity.

Direct download: GRACEcast-360_GCVL_LU-E02_Locally_Advanced_NSCLC_Management.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 4:10pm PST

Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Eric Vallieres reviews the principle of giving chemotherapy prior to lung cancer surgery in order to improve survival and potentially make it possible to do a smaller lung surgery.

Direct download: GRACEcast-359_GCVL_LU-D10_Lung_Cancer_Neoadjuvant_Therapy.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 11:59pm PST

Dr. Eric Vallieres, thoracic surgeon, discusses the potential to do smaller lung surgeries on patients with a lung cancer that poses a minimal risk of recurrence.

Direct download: GRACEcast-358_GCVL_LU-D03_Sublobectomy_Surgery_Options.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 10:47pm PST