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Welcome to The C Word – a special edition of The Oncology Journal Club focused entirely on COVID-19, with Special Guest Professor Raina MacIntyre. As regular listeners will know, our hosts Eva Segelov, Craig Underhill and Hans Prenen have resisted an episode on COVID-19 because like the rest of Australia, they hoped we had escaped the worse of the pandemic. However in the last couple of weeks the situation has become much more difficult in Victoria, and dire in some places, particularly in nursing homes. We felt it was time for a special episode to bring you up to date…

Today’s jam-packed episode includes an in-depth review of five key papers – an eclectic mix covering employment outcomes, extrachromosomal DNA, COVID-19 and RAF Inhibitors. We also have Quick Bites on medicinal cannabis and a quirky paper that concluded Japanese men with esophageal cancer had better outcomes if they have wives. We also have a special segment on Regional and Rural Practice with Craig Underhill with a surprise appearance by his esteemed colleagues Sabe Sabesan and Rob Zielinski. With top quality banter, papers you won’t hear of anywhere else and expert analysis from our Hosts, you are in for another great…

In a special edition of The Oncology Podcast, medical oncologist Professor Eva Segelov chats with Assistant Professor David Fajgenbaum, author of the bestselling memoir Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action. David is a truly groundbreaking physician-scientist, disease hunter, speaker and author. In this special full length interview he speaks candidly to Eva about his experiences as a patient, advocate and researcher, trying to improve outcomes for himself and other patients with Castleman disease. David’s is a fascinating story of a fit young man who went from being a champion weight lifter and college quarterback to…

Today’s episode includes an in-depth review of two key papers plus Quick Bites including a paper that asks if tweeting improves citations. We also have highlights from a very special interview with Assistant Professor David Fajgenbaum, author of the book Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action, who delivered the Guest Speaker’s Address at the ASCO 2020 Virtual Meeting Opening Session. We have taken an old concept and updated it with a new format. In each episode a team of expert contributors will review topical journal papers and interview special guests who are leaders in their…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the next episode of The Oncology Journal Club. Our latest Journal Club episode is hosted by Professor Eva Segelov, from Monash University in Melbourne. She is joined by Dr Craig Underhill from Albury-Wodonga and Professor Hans Prenen from Belgium. This week Eva gets us started with a presentation on assessing the value of abiraterone and enzalutamide in advanced prostate cancer. Hans interviews Professor Fotios Loupakis exploring “what’s important in BRAF mutated colon cancer” and has the quirky Quick Bites this week. And Craig presents a couple of fascinating papers…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the next episode of The Oncology Journal Club. Our latest Journal Club episode is hosted by Professor Eva Segelov, from Monash University in Melbourne. She is joined by Dr Craig Underhill from Albury-Wodonga and Professor Hans Prenen from Belgium. This week Professor Eva Segelov  gets us started with a presentation on cachexia and Craig chats with Dr Christopher Steer, a Geriatric Oncology specialist, about papers presented at the recent ASCO meeting, including Kheng Soo’s paper on “Integrating Geriatric Assessment and Management Into Cancer Care” which Christopher hails as ‘The…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the next episode of The Oncology Journal Club. This week we have our second post ASCO 2020 Review episode, hosted by the brilliant Professor Eva Segelov from Monash University. She is joined by Dr Craig Underhill from Albury-Wodonga and Professor Hans Prenen from Belgium. This week Eva interviews Professor Michael Hofman about the TheraP trial. Hans gets the ASCO Winners this week, Eva presents her Losers and Craig shares his favourite ‘Weird and Wonderful’ papers from ASCO. We also have a very special guest appearance from a cult ASCO…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the next episode in our new series – The Oncology Journal Club. This week we have our first post ASCO 2020 review episode, hosted by the brilliant Professor Eva Segelov from Monash University. She is joined by Dr Craig Underhill from Albury-Wodonga who interviews one of the presenters from ASCO 2020 – Professor Natasha Leighl from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. Eva gives us expert analysis of KEYNOTE 355 and tells us why you need to watch out for monoclonal payloads.  Also this week, Eva and Professor…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the next episode in our new series – The Oncology Journal Club. Today’s episode includes an depth review of two key papers plus Quick Bites including a paper on the effects of watching Disney movies during chemotherapy, and a preview of what’s hot at ASCO. We have taken an old concept and updated it with a new format. In each episode a team of expert contributors will review topical journal papers and studies presented at key meetings to help keep you informed of the latest developments on the…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by www.oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the first episode in our new series – The Oncology Journal Club. We have taken an old concept and updated it with a new format. In each episode a team of expert contributors will review topical journal papers and studies presented at key meetings to help keep you informed of the latest developments on the go . With The Oncology Podcast – and The Oncology Journal Club in particular – we are aiming to deliver oncology news differently,” Rachael Babin, Editor-in-Chief, Oncology News. In each episode we will…

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