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West’s Director of Research Participated in the Clinical Trials for a COVID-19 Vaccine

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Ari VanderWalde, MD, MPH, Bioeth, West Cancer Center and Research Institute’s Director of Research, stands behind the safety and highly regulated protocols for participants in clinical trials. Dr. VanderWalde recognized the importance and urgency to create a safe and effective vaccine to combat COVID-19. “I had a 50% chance of getting the vaccine and 50%… Read more »

West Physicians Publish a Study on the Establishment of a Molecular Tumor Board & Uptake of Recommendations in a Community Setting

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West physicians Dr. Ari VanderWalde, Dr. Axel Grothey, Dr. Daniel Vaena, Dr. Gregorgy Vidal, Dr. Adam ElNaggar, & Dr. Lee Schwartzberg recently published a study on the establishment of a Molecular Tumor Board & Uptake of Recommendations in a Community Setting.   Abstract In the precision medicine era, molecular testing in advanced cancer is foundational… Read more »

Dr. Gregory Vidal Discusses Use of Patient Registries in Neratinib Study

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Gregory Vidal, MD, PhD, West Cancer Center and Research Institute, discusses the methodology of the Neat-HER study on neratinib in the extended adjuvant setting in HER2-positive breast cancer.   Gregory Vidal, MD, PhD, of West Cancer Center and Research Institute, discusses the methodology of the Neat-HER study on neratinib in the extended adjuvant setting in… Read more »

OneR and West Cancer Physicians Give Ten Presentations at SABCS

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OneR and West Cancer Physicians Give Ten Presentations at SABCS   OneOncology, the national network of independent oncology practices, announced today that physicians from OneR, the OneOncology Research Network and West Cancer and Research Institute will share results from ten research studies at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®), an international gathering of physicians and… Read more »

Grothey Published in NEJM for Colorectal Cancer Care

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Axel Grothey, MD   The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has recently published an editorial entitled “Pembrolizumab as first-line therapy in mismatch repair-deficient advanced colorectal cancer: A new standard of care” written by West Cancer Center’s GI Medical Oncology Lead and GI Oncology Clinical Research Director, Dr. Axel Grothey.   Click the link below… Read more »

West Cancer Center & Research Institute, through affiliate OneR & Genentech, Launches New Clinical Trial Targeting Actionable Mutation Study in Cancer

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Matching patient populations with a targetable genomic alteration to a specific investigational study is the aim of a new clinical trial through OneR and Genentech. This partnership will facilitate collaborations on various clinical trials, scientific research and real-world data studies that will advance personalized cancer care at community oncology centers like West. “With too many… Read more »

Tele-Visits Now Available for West Patients

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In an effort to further promote social distancing, patients are now able to schedule certain appointments as televisits to speak with their care team from home. Talk to your care team or contact our scheduling department at 901.683.0055 to see if a televisit is right for you!

Choosing the Right Biosimilar for Cancer Care

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Choosing the Right Biosimilar for Cancer Care   The introduction of biosimilars as anticancer therapies was preceded by a period of supportive care biosimilars. Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, describes how he and other clinicians decide which of these agents to use.   Well before biosimilar anticancer agents became available, oncologists gained familiarity using biosimilars… Read more »

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