Latest from Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care

It is crucial to develop screening programs for stomach cancer in the United States in order to make diagnoses at earlier stages of disease, provide better care, and improve outcomes.
Ana Acuna-Villaorduna, MD, provides further insight into the study that compares age and race as factors for the incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer.
In an effort to build more sophisticated protocols that keep QoL and cost questions at the forefront, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and
Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Institute for Onco-Physics created a mathematical model to identify the optimal candidates for proton therapy, the most modern form of radiation therapy for patients with head and neck cancers.
Benjamin A. Gartrell, MD, assistant professor of urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, medical oncologist, Montefiore Medical Center, discusses the tolerability of SM-88 in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer.
Joseph A. Sparano, MD, associate director for clinical research, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, discusses ways to improve the clinical utility of liquid biopsies in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.
Roman Perez-Soler, MD, chairman of the Department of Oncology and chief of the Division of Medical Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center, discusses recent advances in immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with small cell lung cancer.
Balazs Halmos, MD, MS, director of thoracic oncology and director of clinical cancer genomics, Montefiore Medical Center, discusses second-line treatment for patients with metastatic squamous non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Joseph A. Sparano, MD, discusses the potential for liquid biopsy and the ongoing challenge of improving survival for patients with metastatic breast cancer.
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