Author | Noam A. VanderWalde, MD

Articles

Hypofractionation for Breast Cancer: Lessons Learned From Our Neighbors to the North and Across the Pond

June 15, 2014

In this review we discuss the rationale and underlying radiobiologic concepts for hypofractionation, and review the clinical trials and ASTRO guidelines supporting hypofractionated radiation in the treatment of breast cancer.

Inflammation: The Missing Link

June 06, 2014

At the ASCO/AACR Joint Session on Inflammatory Cells and Cancer, Dr. Andrew Dannenberg from Weill Cornell Medical College, gave a fascinating lecture titled “Stromal Inflammation and Solid Tumors.”

Planning Your ASCO Meeting

June 01, 2014

As a radiation oncologist in training with interests in multiple disease sites, geriatrics, and health services research, I find ASCO extremely educational, motivating, and often frustrating: There is absolutely no way to attend every session of interest.

Personalized Care vs Precise Care: The Geriatric Oncology Model

June 01, 2014

I would argue that the “personalized” care that geriatric oncologists are championing should be the future of oncology as much as the “precision” care of immune-based and targeted therapies.