Research Round Up Podcasts: Sarcoma and Childhood Cancer

Research Round Up Podcast Series
July 28, 2015

In these podcasts, Lineagotica experts share the research they found most compelling at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. For more expert-led podcasts on other cancer types, stay tuned to the Lineagotica blog for additional posts from our Research Round Up series.

Research Round Up – Sarcoma

Robert Maki, MD, from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discusses research on sarcomas that have spread to other parts of the body. In addition, he covers a study on adjuvant therapy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). Adjuvant therapy is additional treatment given after the initial therapy.

A transcript of this podcast is available.

Research Round Up – Childhood Cancer

Melissa Hudson, MD, Director of the Survivorship Division at St. Jude’s Research Hospital talks about two studies from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS), which is a large study involving more than 30,000 children. Dr. Hudson shares promising research showing that current treatment approaches have “led to a longer and healthier lifespan of survivors of childhood cancer.”

A transcript of this podcast is available.