GRACEcast (cancer-101-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. Larry Einhorn, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana Univ and former ASCO president, discusses the trend of patients consulting Dr.Google - finding information of varied quality on the internet.


Dr. Larry Einhorn, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana Univ and former ASCO president, gives his view on whether a supercomputer such as Watson will be able to use complex algorithms to improve cancer care.

Direct download: GRACEcastUC-110_CA-101-Video_Supercomputer_Improve_Cancer_Care.m4v
Category:Cancer-101-Video -- posted at: 11:55pm PDT

Dr. Larry Einhorn, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana Univ and former ASCO president, gives his view on more widespread availability of new mutation tests.


Dr. Larry Einhorn, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana Univ and former ASCO president, on what he sees as the most significant changes in cancer care in the last decade or two.


Dr. Larry Einhorn, Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana Univ and former ASCO president, discusses leading challenges he sees for effective delivery of the best cancer care over the next decade.


Dr. Larry Einhorn, Indiana University, expresses his concerns about the cost of developing cancer drugs and the challenge of paying for extremely expensive cancer treatments that are given in anticipation of modest clinical benefits.

Direct download: GRACEcastUC-043_CA-101-Video_Einhorn_Managing_Cancer_Rx_Costs.m4v
Category:Cancer-101-Video -- posted at: 11:45pm PDT

Dr. Larry Einhorn, Indiana University, explains why some cancers such as testicular cancer can have such a high cure rate while most others are far more challenging to cure with our current systemic therapies, offering an optimistic view of the future.


Dr. Ramalingam answers questions on the changing landscape of cancer clinical trials and how new studies are being designed in the new era of molecular oncology.


Dr. Ramalingam, from Winship Cancer Center at Emory University in Atlanta, dispels several myths that have created barriers to patient participation in clinical trials and highlights the rights of a patient interested in enrolling on a study.


Dr. Ramalingam, from Winship Cancer Center at Emory University in Atlanta, explains the process of developing a clinical trial, from identifying the most important questions to navigating it through the design and implementation process and enrolling patients.

Direct download: GRACEcast-135_CA-101-Video_How_Are_Clinical_Trials_Developed.m4v
Category:Cancer-101-Video -- posted at: 4:54pm PDT