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Articles

Treatments Improve PFS in Thyroid Cancer

May 28, 2020

Winston Tan, MD, discusses 2 agents that have advanced the treatment landscape for patients with thyroid cancer, including the multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitor lenvatinib and another TKI, sorafenib.

Discussing the Potential of Novel Agents for Treatment of GIST

November 18, 2019

Winston Tan, MD, discusses the emergence of novel agents for the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, namely agents like avapritinib and ripretinib, which have shown promise in ongoing clinical trials.

Treatment Options Differ for Patients With Benign or Malignant Thyroid Cancer

October 29, 2019

Winston Tan, MD, discusses the current treatment landscape for patients with thyroid cancer. He highlighted the importance of first determining if a patient with thyroid cancer has benign or malignant thyroid nodules, which can be identified with the use of diagnostic biopsies. He also discussed the standard-of-care treatment options for these different subtypes of patients once they are identified.

Leading Oncology Education With the FLASCO Rapid Integrations Program

June 26, 2019

The Rapid Integration Program, a training initiative for new physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners working in the field of oncology, is a Florida Society of Community Oncology (FLASCO) initiative that came from an ASCO meeting. Winston Tan, MD, of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, speaking during the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, was in attendance at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting when the idea for a training program was first introduced.