Genetic Testing: How Could Results Impact Lung Cancer Care?

In this podcast, lung cancer experts Dr. Erin Schenk and Dr. Tejas Patil discuss the role of genetic testing results in lung cancer care—including treatment decisions—and share important advice for self-advocacy.

About the Guests:
Dr. Tejas Patil is an academic thoracic oncologist at the University of Colorado Cancer Center focused on targeted therapies and novel biomarkers in lung cancer. Learn more about Dr. Patil, here:

Dr. Erin Schenk is an assistant professor in the division of medical oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. Learn more about Dr. Schenk and her lung cancer research here:

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Lung Cancer New Therapies

This podcast was originally published by City Of Hope Radio here.


Ravi Salgia, MD – Speaker Bio
  • Topic Info:

    There is extensive collaboration between lung cancer clinicians and researchers to develop and evaluate new therapies designed to improve survival and quality of life outcomes

    Listen in as Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D. explains all of the new therapies available if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lung cancer.

Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer

This podcast was originally published by City of Radio Hope here.

Helen Chen, MD – Speaker Bio
  • Topic Info: Stereotactic radiotherapy is used to treat tumors in the lung without having to make an opening in the skin. The treatment machine directs beams of high-dose radiation directly to the area in the lung that needs to be treated. The radiation beams are silent and invisible.

    Radiotherapy can play a pivotal role in the treatment of lung cancer in all stages and can result in long-term curative outcomes for patients.

    Listen in as Helen Chen, MD explains how Stereotactic radiotherapy is used to help treat lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Latest in Research and Therapy

This podcast was originally published by Cornell Weill Cancer Cast on April 4, 2019, here.

Brendon Stiles, MD – Speaker Bio
  • Hot topics in lung cancer, including screening, immunotherapy, vaping, and more.Guest: Brendon Stiles, MD, thoracic surgeon at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

    Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.