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Today’s episode of The Oncology Journal Club podcast series is an ASCO 2022 Special… Craig Underhill talks to Jeannie Tie about all things ctDNA. Jeanne talks us through the dynamic trial… an overnight success only 12 years in the making. Compliment with The OJC Episode 23 also featuring Jeanne and The OJC Episode 30: ctDNA Special This Week’s Paper: Tie, J, et al. Circulating Tumor DNA Analysis Guiding Adjuvant Therapy in Stage II Colon Cancer. NEJM. June 4, 2022. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2200075. Access online here. This Week’s Team: Professor Craig Underhill Professor Craig Underhill completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1987 at…

Today’s episode is all about robots!  Yes, the wonderful folks over at Canteen have a new pilot program using telepresence robots to facilitate school-patient connection, reduce isolation and improve well-being for young cancer patients. Rachael Babin learns more with Dr Jennifer Cohen, Evaluation Manager at Canteen. Jennifer is a paediatric dietitian and she worked at the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospital for 15 years. You can find out more about Canteen on their website: https://www.canteen.org.au/ This Week’s Paper:  Powell, T, et al. Keeping Connected With School: Implementing Telepresence Robots to Improve the Wellbeing of Adolescent Cancer Patients. Front. Psychol.,…

We’ve a surprise guest for this special episode… Join Craig Underhill, Hans Prenen and their favourite Kiwi sidekick yes, it’s Chris Jackson from New Zealand. Whilst Eva relaxes on a European beach somewhere the boys have taken over with a dedicated Manels episode. Papers cover unconscious bias in speaker introductions at conferences, BRCA testing in men, Respectful Discourse, Sex Differences in Risk of Severe Adverse Events and much more. You’ll also hear about ‘gongs galore’ and being ‘’Too male, too pale, too stale’ in this week’s quick bites. This Week’s Papers: Duma N, et al. Evaluating Unconscious Bias: Speaker Introductions at…

How has cancer care in Ukraine been affected by the war? What are the greatest challenges facing oncologists in the Ukraine at the moment? How many patients are continuing to receive treatments during the Russian invasion? Are healthcare professionals hopeful for the future? And what about COVID-19? In this special podcast, we welcome Dr Andriy Hrynkiv from the Lviv Regional Cancer Center who helps us explore these questions.  Andriy discusses the current situation with Hans Prenen from The Oncology Journal Club podcast. Please share this episode with your friends and colleagues. This Week’s Team: Professor Hans Prenen Professor Hans Prenen…

What issues inspire young oncologists in Australia today? What are their greatest challenges and hopes for the future? Join Eva Segelov as she finds out in The OJC Meets YOGA! YOGA is the Young Oncology Group of Australia, an organisation designed to support the transition from advanced trainee to consultant. Eva chats candidly with Jess Smith and Milita Zaheed from the YOGA group. Covering everything from EMR management to work life balance, COVID to public speaking, CV writing to diverse training pathways… In today’s episode we take a deep dive into the issues effecting young oncologists today. I hope you enjoy…

In today’s episode Craig talks us through a Dutch study on Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in pancreatic cancer. Hans also goes Dutch with a DRUP paper on rare cancers. In quick bites we look at metastatic colorectal cancer, a vaccine for metastatic melanoma and lung cancer screening among Asian women. We’ve also analysis of the AACR report on COVID-19 and cancer research and a blow your own trumpet paper. We hope you enjoy listening! This Week’s Papers: Versteijne, E, et al. Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Versus Upfront Surgery for Resectable and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Long-Term Results of the Dutch Randomized PREOPANC Trial. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.21.02233 Journal…

Associate Professor Craig Underhill speaks candidly with Professor Sanchia Aranda AM. You may know Sanchia from her long-accomplished career in cancer nursing and key leadership roles such as the CEO of Cancer Council Australia. She is a nurse, professor, researcher and influencer. Sanchia shares insights from her early days when she left banking to take up nursing training. Intending to nurse burn victims, she instead found herself working alongside the ‘witch doctor’ otherwise known as the oncologist. It’s a fascinating listen charting the beginnings of the oncology specialty. We explore Sanchia’s entry into academia, the taboo of friendship with patients…

Join Craig Underhill and Hans Prenen as they chat through the latest papers and oncology news. In today’s episode Hans is off GI again! Instead he talks us through a paper on lenvatinib plus pembro for advanced endometrial cancer and the DESTINY lung 1 trial. Craig tackles the long term effects of COVID-19 this week with his main paper looking at mortality in adults infected with COVID undergoing cancer treatment. In quick bites we continue to look at COVID as well as older adults with pancreatic cancer. Eva Segelov is on holiday but she has joined us for ‘The Paper…

Join Eva Segelov, Craig Underhill and Hans Prenen as they chat through the latest papers. In today’s episode Eva talks us through melanoma papers, Craig gives us his wrap up from the 2021 San Antonio Breast meeting and Hans looks at cytoreductive surgery for relapsed ovarian cancer and the CodeBreaK100 trial. We’ve plenty of quick bites and a new offering in our ‘The Paper That Changed My Practice’ segment. In ‘The Amazing Paper of The Week’ we’ll look at Sexual Desire in Female Cancer Survivors. The Week’s Papers: Fakih MG, et al. Sotorasib for previously treated colorectal cancers with KRASG12C…

Join Eva Segelov, Craig Underhill and Hans Prenen as they chat through the latest papers. In today’s episode Eva talks us through the third iteration of the Hanahan’s ‘Hallmarks of Cancer’. Hans gets stuck into a phase 2 trial in pleural mesothelioma and a Nature paper on HER-2 positive gastric cancer. Craig then gives us a fascinating walk through FDA approvals in 2021. We’ve quick bites, ‘The Paper That Changed My practice’ segment and the amazing paper of the week… don’t miss another great episode of The Oncology Journal Club podcast! This Week’s Papers: Hanahan D. Hallmarks of Cancer: New…

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