In conjunction with Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Vanderbilt health experts Leora Horn, MD, MSc; Evan C. Osmundson, MD, PhD; and Kim L. Sandler, MD, talk with CURE Connections® host Philippa Cheetham, MD, about the important role a multidisciplinary tumor board plays in the management of advanced lung cancer.
▼ Episode 1 What is a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board?
Philippa Cheetham, MD; Evan C. Osmundson, MD, PhD; and Kim L. Sandler, MD, explain what a multidisciplinary tumor board is and highlight the team members who share a role in reviewing lung cancer cases and making treatment decisions.
Leora Horn, MD, MSc, and Evan C. Osmundson, MD, PhD, provide guidance for patients on how to connect with a center of excellence and ensure that their case is reviewed by a multidisciplinary panel of experts.
Leora Horn, MD, MSc, and Evan C. Osmundson, MD, PhD, highlight the movement toward personalized medicine in lung cancer and the potential for appropriate patients to receive treatment with targeted therapy or immunotherapy.
Leora Horn, MD, MSc, and Evan C. Osmundson, MD, PhD, discuss how patients are seen by various members of a multidisciplinary team and remark on Vanderbilt’s role in partnering with community oncologists to provide better care to all patients facing a lung cancer diagnosis.