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.
Robert Dreicer, MD, provides insight on the IMvigor 210 study and how atezolizumab will dramatically change the treatment paradigm for patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma, who have a severe unmet need.
A collaborative patient
reported outcome-based care
approach resulted in
better outpatient symptom
management and a decrease
in end-of-life hospitalizations
and costs for late-stage cancer
Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, FACP, FASCO, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, discusses sequencing therapies in prostate cancer.