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.

Dr. Benjamin Levy, Mount Sinai Health Systems, compares zoledronic acid and denosumab, two agents used for treatment of bone metastases in lung cancer.


Dr. Benjamin Levy, Mount Sinai Health Systems, explains how the rate of progression of a patient's cancer may affect treatment choices.


Dr. Benjamin Levy, Mount Sinai Health Systems, discusses platinum-based chemotherapy as the standard of care for advanced NSCLC patients without targetable genetic mutations.

Direct download: GRACEcast-502_GCVL_LU_Platinum_Doublets_First_Line_Treatment.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Dr. Benjamin Levy, Mount Sinai Health Systems, lists the goals of treating advanced NSCLC and the methods used to achieve those goals.

Direct download: GRACEcast-501_GCVL_LU_Goals_Treating_Advanced_NSCLC.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 7:16pm PST

Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, compares traditional open thoracotomy with video-assisted thorascopic surgery, highlighting the advantages of the newer approach.


Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, defines the concept of mediastinal node sterilization and its use after neoadjuvant therapy.


Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes the sleeve resection and how it can help selected patients with large tumors retain lung function.

Direct download: GRACEcast-498_GCVL_LU_Sleeve_Resection_Defined.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes the mediastinoscopy and its use in lung cancer staging.

Direct download: GRACEcast-497_GCVL_LU_Mediastinoscopy_Defined.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, details the methods thoracic surgeons use to assess a patient's fitness for surgery.


Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes how he assists patients with the surgical decision-making process.