Beyond Chemotherapy: Advancements in ALL Treatment
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
5d ago
Anjali Advani, MD, Director of the Inpatient Leukemia Unit at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to talk about the innovations in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). While chemotherapy has traditionally been the go-to treatment, advancements like blinatumomab and CAR-T cell therapy are reshaping care. Listen as Dr. Advani discusses the challenges and considerations in choosing these therapies, CAR-T re-challenge potential, and the future directions in ALL treatments ..read more
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Exploring Novel Strategies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
2w ago
Hematology oncologist, Allison Winter, MD, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to discuss the latest innovations in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Listen as she explains how the treatment for CLL has evolved over the past decade, with a shift towards using novel therapies such as BTK inhibitors and venetoclax, as well as the concept of time-limited therapy. Dr. Winter also shares insights into ongoing clinical trials like the MAJIC trial, which compares different treatment combinations ..read more
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Enhancing Patient Care with Cancer Programming
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
3w ago
Alison Ibsen, Senior Director for Cancer Programming, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to talk about the role of cancer programming to enhance cancer patient care. Cancer programming brings together various experts involved in the treatment of a specific cancer to promote multidisciplinary care to help improve outcomes. Listen as Alison elaborates on the program development, its emphasis on creating effective care pathways, and the importance of collaboration across different locations and departments within Cleveland Clinic ..read more
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Advances in Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer Treatment
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
1M ago
Michael Valente, DO, Program Director for the Colorectal Surgery Residency Program, and Director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program & Center for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to discuss advances in stage 4 colon cancer treatment. Listen as Dr. Valente highlights the significant improvements in outcomes for late stage colon cancer patients due to the recent advancements in surgery, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. During the episode, he stresses the importance of early screening for colon cancer and the potential for personaliz ..read more
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Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
1M ago
The Cancer Advances podcast is joined by surgeon, Federico Aucejo, MD, Director of the Liver Tumor Clinic, and medical GI oncologist, Bassam Estfan, MD, Co-Director of the Liver Tumor Program, to discuss the use of ctDNA screening in colorectal cancer with liver metastases. Tune in to learn about the current state of disease management and the potential of ctDNA testing to guide treatment decisions and monitor disease progression ..read more
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Navigating Fertility-Sparing Surgery for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
1M ago
Michelle Kuznicki, MD, a gynecologic oncologist, joins the Cancer Advances podcast to talk about fertility-sparing surgery for early-stage cervical cancer. Drawing from her systematic review of oncologic and pregnancy outcomes associated with various surgical techniques, Dr. Kuznicki talks about the shift towards less invasive procedures, highlighting the importance of aligning surgical options with the patient's reproductive goals ..read more
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Decoding Smoldering Multiple Myeloma
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
1M ago
Hematologist, Shahzad Raza, MD, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to talk about the evolving understanding of smoldering multiple myeloma. Listen as Dr. Raza discusses the challenges in risk stratification, complexities of treatment decisions, and the need for close patient monitoring and education ..read more
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Vital Role of Oncology Rehabilitation
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
2M ago
The Cancer Advances podcast is joined by Dr. Eileen Slavin, DO, a physiatrist specializing in oncology rehabilitation, to discuss the important role of oncology rehabilitation services in cancer recovery. Listen as Dr. Slavin explains the significance of prehabilitation, collaboration with physical therapy and palliative care, and how the field is evolving ..read more
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Advances in Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treatment
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
2M ago
Brian T. Hill, MD, PhD, Co-Director of the Lymphoid Malignancies Program at Cleveland Clinic, joins the Cancer Advances Podcast to discuss advances in mantle cell lymphoma. Listen as Dr. Hill highlights current treatments and how promising strategies like BTK inhibitors and CAR T-cell therapy are being used. He also addresses challenges such as TP-53 mutations, discusses potential advancements, and emphasizes the importance of individualized treatment approaches ..read more
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Virtual Anemia Clinic
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Advances
by Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
2M ago
Mailey Wilks, CNP, APP manager at the Taussig Cancer Center, and Heather Koniarczyk, CNP, Director of Advanced Practice, join the Cancer Advances Podcast to discuss the implementation and success of a Virtual Anemia Clinic. The clinic was developed to address the increased demand for anemia consult requests and aim to reduce average wait times. Listen as they explain how the virtual platform allows for convenient and timely consultations, a 70% retention rate, and the plans for future expansions ..read more
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