Greetings from Chicago, where once again, immunotherapy remains the highlight of most ASCO presentations. This year was particularly exciting, as we finally got to see the preliminary results of the first clinical trials of checkpoint inhibitors for sarcomas. So, I will update all of you on the most recent data, explain how we still have more … More Updates from ASCO 2016: Immunotherapy for sarcoma shows a signal!
A few weeks ago I met a patient who came to see me for treatment recommendations for a desmoid tumor in her hip. She is a healthy, 40 year old female who noticed that something was wrong after slowly developing more pain and discomfort during hiking and other physical activity a couple years ago. She had seen … More Updates on desmoid tumors
This is a guinea pig. Greetings readers, My 282 page grant finally went in Monday – and so now I finally have some spare writing quota to return to the blog! Today’s topic – everything you ever needed to know about clinical trials. The goal is to clear up some misconceptions, and also to help … More Clinical Trials: What you should know to make an informed choice about your therapy.
borrowed from Random Happy Soul I googled “uncertainty” tonight to try to find a picture for this blog topic, and there were literally thousands of images, quotes, and horrible clip-arts that pointed out what’s obvious to most of us – in the words of Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates… you never know … More the roller coaster of uncertainty.