Author | Sarah Weiss, MD

Articles

ASCO 2014 Plenary Session: Results From the CHAARTED Trial

June 09, 2014

BySarah Weiss, MD

The results of the CHAARTED trial, which looked at whether the addition of upfront chemotherapy to hormonal therapy improved overall survival in patients with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer, were presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers: Reviewed Abstracts in Basal Cell and Merkel Cell Carcinoma

June 04, 2014

BySarah Weiss, MD

Multiple abstracts on melanoma and skin cancer were reviewed at the ASCO Annual Meeting, with a focus on new treatment approaches in non-melanoma skin cancers, particularly basal cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma.

How Will This Change Your Management? Ethical Questions Posed by Tumor Genomic Profiling

June 03, 2014

BySarah Weiss, MD

When treating patients, we often ask ourselves how the results of the tests we order will potentially change our management of the patient, or change the way we think about our patient’s disease, or offer information that will enhance our treatment approach.