virtual tumor board

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    What Is a Cancer Commons Options Report?

    With: Lola Rahib, PhD

    As a Cancer Commons Scientist, Lola Rahib, PhD, helps cancer patients and caregivers navigate treatment. Some of these patients receive a Cancer Commons Options Report. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks Dr. Rahib to share what goes into each Options Report. Curious Dr. George: Cancer Commons provides advanced cancer patients who seek information with additional options for them to consider, all free of charge. What does… Read more »

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    Tumor Boards—What Are They and How Can They Help You?

    Julie Friedland, PhD

    One of the most powerful tools in cancer treatment today is the tumor board—a group of cancer experts who delve into individual cancer patients’ cases to help them explore their treatment options. As our world increasingly shifts online, virtual tumor boards enable many more patients to benefit from leading experts’ insights. Understanding how tumor boards work could help you get the most out of… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from JAMIA Open curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This study found a virtual molecular tumor board to be efficient and effective for more than 1,000 patients.

    Go to full paper published in JAMIA Open.

    If you’re wondering whether this story applies to your own cancer case or a loved one’s, we invite you to get support from Cancer Commons.

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