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Due to great progress in alternative donor transplants, almost all transplant-eligible patients, up to age 75 years, in 2017 will be able to find a suitable donor and proceed to transplant, a major advance over the past 10 years.
The University of Virginia Cancer Center has developed a new method for delivering radiation therapy along with less invasive surgery in a more precise and personalized manner.
Robert Dreicer, MD, professor, University of Virginia Health System, discusses the current role of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) and enzalutamide (Xtandi) for patients with prostate cancer.
Robert Dreicer, MD, associate director for Clinical Research and deputy director of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, discusses abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) and enzalutamide (Xtandi) in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
The adoption of enhanced recovery after surgery protocols can improve not only the outcomes of patients after a procedure but can also reduce hospital costs, as has been seen in an ERAS program in colorectal cancer at the University of Virginia Health System.
Robert Dreicer, MD, associate director for clinical research and deputy director of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, discusses the questions that surround radium-223.
As oncologists await the next major treatment advances in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), the key in the interim is to optimize the available therapies, says Robert Dreicer, MD.
In 2014, under the leadership of UVA Executive Vice President Richard P. Shannon, MD, the Be Safe initiative was developed to deliver the highest-quality of advanced healthcare to patients, and emphasizes 3 main areas.
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