Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside - “Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Time for Optimism After Decades of Therapeutic Nihilism”



Date
June 4, 2015
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Mark A. Socinski, MD
Professor of Medicine and Thoracic Surgery; Director, Lung Cancer Section, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Clinical Associate Director, Lung SPORE; Co-Director, UPMC Lung Cancer Center of Excellence; Co-Leader, Lung Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description
The objectives of this presentation will be to review the public health impact of lung cancer; review evolving paradigms in the therapeutic approach to advanced NSCLC; review molecular subsets and targeted agents in advanced NSCLC; review the evolving role of new immunotherapies in advanced NSCLC; and review the role of screening.