GRACEcast (head-neck-audio)
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. Jared Weiss, University of North Carolina, discusses chemotherapy options and practice in late stage oropharynx cancer.


Dr. Geoffrey Geiger, University of Pennsylvania, outlines the course of radiotherapy treatment and side effects for head and neck cancer.


Dr. Geoffrey Geiger, University of Pennsylvania, discusses the process of planning radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.


Dr. Geoffrey Geiger, University of Pennsylvania, provides an introduction to head and neck cancer and the human papilloma virus.


Dr. Jared Weiss from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill reviews results from HPV-positive patients with head and neck cancer (HNSCC) from recent trials and describes emerging research in this population.

Direct download: GRACEcast-158_HeadNeck-Audio_HPV_HNSCC_Clinical_Trials.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 1:41pm PDT

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Direct download: GRACEcast-157_HeadNeck-Audio_HPV_Introduction_HNSCC_Weiss.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 1:40pm PDT

Dr. Jared Weiss from the University of North Carolina, reviews several options as induction therapy for head and neck cancer and focuses on the potential appeal and tolerability of the combination of weekly carboplatin and paclitaxel with cetuximab.

Direct download: GRACEcast-156_HeadNeck-Audio_Induction_Chemo_HNSCC_Weiss_2.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 10:42am PDT

Dr. Jared Weiss from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill reviews the rationale for induction chemotherapy before surgery for head and neck cancer and highlights the early work that led to the emergence of the TPF regimen in this setting.

Direct download: GRACEcast-155_HeadNeck-Audio_Induction_Chemo_HNSCC_Weiss_1.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 2:05pm PDT

The GRACEcast feeds on iTunes are moving!

Direct download: GRACEcast-092_Head-Neck-Audio_GRACEcast_Feeds_Moving.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 2:56pm PDT

Q and A on Post-Operative Chemotherapy for Head/Neck Cancer, by Dr. Ezra Cohen (audio)

Q and A session wtih Dr. Ezra Cohen, medical oncologist from the University of Chicago, after his expert overview of head/neck cancer and specific discussion of role of post-operative chemotherapy.

Direct download: GRACEcast-064_HeadNeck-Audio_Post-Op_Chemo_Q_and_A.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 5:02am PDT

Post-Operative Chemotherapy for Head/Neck Cancer, by Dr. Ezra Cohen (audio)

Dr. Ezra Cohen, medical oncologist from the University of Chicago, provides expert overview of head/neck cancer and specific discussion of role of post-operative chemotherapy.

Direct download: GRACEcast-063_HeadNeck-Audio_Post-Op_Chemo.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 5:02am PDT

Q and A on Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer: Introduction and Role after Surgery, by Dr. Alex Lin (audio)

Q and A session following presentation on history & general approaches for radiation, with focus on head/neck cancer, by Dr. Alex Lin, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Univ. of Pennsylvania.

Direct download: GRACEcast-062_HeadNeck-Audio_Post_Radiation_QnA.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 5:02am PDT

Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer: Introduction and Role after Surgery, by Dr. Alex Lin (audio)

Lecture on history and general approaches for radiation, with specific attention to its role in post-operative treatment of head/neck cancer, by Dr. Alex Lin, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Univ. of Pennsylvania.

Direct download: GRACEcast-060_HeadNeck-Audio_Radiation_Post_Op.mp3
Category:Head-Neck-Audio -- posted at: 5:02am PDT