Ask the Experts and Personalize Your Treatment

Ask the Expert About Ovarian Cancer The Personalized Medicine Foundation and CancerConnect are pleased to provide patients and caregivers the opportunity to ask questions about the management of ovarian cancer with Dr. Thomas J. Herzog, MD Paul & Carolyn Flory Professor Deputy Director, UC Cancer Institute Vice Chair Quality & Safety, Dept Ob/Gyn University of Cincinnati. Dr. Herzog is a leading gynecologic oncologist involved with the advancement and development of clinical trials in ovarian cancer and is responsible for the training of fellows in gynecologic oncology. Please submit your questions using the form below and you will be notified when the responses are posted.

Ask the Expert About Pancreatic Cancer The Personalized Medicine Foundation and CancerConnect are pleased to provide patients and caregivers the opportunity to ask questions about the management of pancreatic cancer with Diane M. Simeone, M.D. Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Professor of Surgery and Pathology, Director, Pancreatic Cancer Center, Associate Director of Translational Research, NYU Langone Health, NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center. Dr. Simeone is an expert on the use of precision cancer medicines and immunotherapy for the treatment of pancreatic cancers.

Cancer Patients & COVID-19 – What You Need to Know and How to Reduce Your Risks The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through the world impacting every aspect of life creating fear and anxiety while leaving a toll of health and economic devastation which will continue into the foreseeable future.

Ask The Expert About Management of Liver Cancer The Personalized Medicine Foundation and CancerConnect are pleased to provide patients and caregivers the opportunity to ask questions about the management of advanced lung cancer with Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD FACP Professor of Gastrointestinal Cancer Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

Breaking news from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting More than 30,000 cancer experts from around the world will interact virtually this year to share the latest clinical cancer research impacting patient care at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Ask the Expert About Lung Cancer and COVID-19 Submit your question about lung cancer and COVID-19 to Charu Aggarwal, MD, MPH, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvia

Papillary Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Julie Ann Sosa, MD, Duke University, answer your questions about papillary thyroid cancer.

Ask the Expert about Lynch Syndrome Kimberly Perez, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, answers questions about hereditary colon cancer including genetic testing and cancer screening.

Ask the Expert about Treatment of Advanced Colon Cancer Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, Head-Mayo Clinic Gastrointestinal Cancer Program & Director of Cancer Clinical Research answers key questions on the role of precision cancer medicine for the treatment of Colon Cancer.

Ask The Expert About Back Pain, Arthritis and Inflammatory Conditions David G Borenstein, MD, answers questions about back pain, ankylosing spondylitis and inflammatory conditions of the spine.

Ask the Expert About Cancer, Diet and Exercise Jennifer Ligibel, MD, of The Susan F Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, answers questions about the role of diet and exercise in the management of cancer.

Questions Patients Should Ask Their Doctor When Determining Cancer Treatment C.H. Weaver MD, explains how to approach a diagnosis of cancer and the key questions to ask to determine the best treatment.

Diagnosed With Cancer? When to Get a Second Opinion? Seek, Listen, Learn C.H. Weaver, MD, Managing Editor and Founder of The Personalized Medicine Foundation explains who should get a second opinion following a cancer diagnosis.

Precision Cancer Medicines – Changing Cancer Care for the Better Precision cancer medicine is an evolving concept in cancer care that aims to leverage new genomic information about a specific cancer to more precisely target treatment. It’s a rapidly evolving area that is changing cancer care and patients need to understand its role in the management of their cancer.

Advances in the Management of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) expert, Ruben A. Mesa, MD, Director, UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center answered questions about MPN, including polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) and myelofibrosis (MF).

CRISPR: Taking us to a New Frontier CRISPR which stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats represents a new gene-editing technique which will change the way cancer is treated.

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