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. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, discusses current trials seeking to determine the efficacy of combining immunotherapy agents in lung cancer.

Direct download: GRACEcast-526_Lung_West_Immunotherapy_Combinations.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, raises the question of whether to use immune checkpoint inhibitors as first-line treatment of lung cancer, alone or in combination with chemotherapy.

Direct download: GRACEcast-525_Lung_West_Immunotherapy_First_Line_Treatment.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 3:42pm PDT

Dr. Jed Gorden, Swedish Cancer Institute, reviews the lung cancer screening process, including low-dose CT scanning, smoking cessation, follow-up testing and counseling, and describes the potential benefits.


Dr. Jed Gorden, Swedish Cancer Institute, describes the differences between bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound, highlighting the advantages of EBUS in diagnosis and staging.

Direct download: GRACEcast-523_GCVL_LU_Bronchoscopy_EBUS.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 7:59pm PDT

Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, defines maintenance therapy in advanced NSCLC and discusses maintenance treatment strategies.

Direct download: GRACEcast-522_Lung_West_Maintenance_Therapy_Advanced_NSCLC.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, reviews trial evidence for the efficacy of rociletinib and osimertinib for EGFR acquired resistance not driven by a T790M mutation.


Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, compares the mechanism of action, efficacy and toxicity of PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors.


Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, identifies the best choice for first-line chemotherapy for large-cell neuroendocrine histology.


Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, reviews the choices for a first-line chemotherapy regimen based on a squamous histology.

Direct download: GRACEcast-518_GCVL_LU_Histology_Specific_Regimens_Squamous.mp4
Category:Lung-Cancer-Video -- posted at: 7:29pm PDT

Dr. Jack West, Swedish Cancer Institute, addresses the issue of choosing a first-line chemotherapy regimen based on an adenocarcinoma histology.