Greetings loyal readers! I know it’s been a long time – as many of you may know, a few months ago I made the decision to move from University of Miami to the University of Colorado, and so it has been a busy, stressful, but invigorating process to reestablish myself in a new role! Unfortunately … Continue reading Updates from ASCO – 2019
Updates from ASCO 2016: Immunotherapy for sarcoma shows a signal!
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 … Continue reading Updates from ASCO 2016: Immunotherapy for sarcoma shows a signal!
Updates on desmoid tumors
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 … Continue reading Updates on desmoid tumors
Clinical Trials: What you should know to make an informed choice about your therapy.
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 … Continue reading Clinical Trials: What you should know to make an informed choice about your therapy.
the roller coaster of uncertainty.
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 … Continue reading the roller coaster of uncertainty.