GRACEcast (radiation-video)
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. Jack West describes a case series that illustrates the safety of giving whole brain radiation along with concurrent Tarceva (erlotinib) for patients with lung cancer and brain metastases.

Direct download: GRACEcastUC-018_Radiation-Video_Combine_Tarceva_with_Radiation.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 9:39pm PST

Dr. Jack West reviews a case that illustrates the potential option of systemic therapy for brain metastases before initiating whole brain radiation.

Direct download: GRACEcastUC-007_Rad-Video_Alternative_to_Brain_Radiation.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 8:00am PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, reviews the rationale and feasibility of using focal radiation in the setting of metastatic lung cancer.

Direct download: GRACEcast-126_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy_6.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 4:48pm PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, describes new technologies that are improving the accuracy and safety of radiation for stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Direct download: GRACEcast-125_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy_5.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 9:46pm PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, covers the benefits and limitations of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Direct download: GRACEcast-124_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy_4.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 10:44am PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, reviews recent successful experiences with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early stage non-small cell lung cancer and reviews several open questions about this strategy.

Direct download: GRACEcast-123_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy_3.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 8:00am PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, describes the ways to modulate the efficacy of radiation and explains why stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) may be particularly effective for early lung cancer.

Direct download: GRACEcast-122_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy_2.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 8:00am PST

Dr. Vivek Mehta, Radiation Oncologist at Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA, provides a historical perspective of radiation therapy as it transitions to a more targeted treatment approach.

Direct download: GRACEcast-121_Rad-Video_Refining_Radiation_Therapy.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 3:42pm PST

The GRACEcast feeds on iTunes are moving!

Direct download: GRACEcast-092_Radiation-Video_GRACEcast_Feeds_Moving.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 3:00pm PST

Interview with Raditation Oncologist Vivek Mehta: Radiation from Stage I to Stage IV NSCLC (video)

This interview by medical oncologist Dr. Jack West of Dr. Vivek Mehta, radiation oncologist Seattle, includes discussion of emerging radiation techniques to treat medically inoperable early stage lung cancer, the challenges of treating locally advanced NSCLC with chemo/radiation, and the role of radiation in advanced lung cancer.

Direct download: GRACEcast-016_Lung-Video_Vivek_Mehta_Pt_2.m4v
Category:Radiation-Video -- posted at: 3:04am PST