Personalized Medicine’s Impact on Cancer Care

Jorge Cortes, MD

Video Categories: Personalized Medicine

Dr. Jorge Cortes provides examples of how personalized or precision medicine has positively impacted the approach to cancer care, citing the benefits of FLT3 inhibitors, IDH inhibitors, and MEK inhibitors, and other targeted treatments.
January 20, 2016

Which Part of Stem Cells Should Be Treated?

Dr Wainberg and Dr Gerson discuss the ongoing debate about whether clinicians should treat the surface or the internal structure of cancer stem cells.

March 31, 2015

Integrating Cost into Treatment

According to Alexander Bastian, it’s very difficult to determine how to integrate cost into the equation of cancer care. He explains that cost should be considered early on and uses Dr. Zafar’s term of financial toxicity, meaning the burden of cost can be as bad or worse than a physical [ Read More ]