Research & Education

1st Webinar: IASLC Lung Cancer Grand Rounds Series - Immunotherapy of Lung Cancer

January 8, 2014

IASLC LUNG CANCER GRAND ROUNDS:
A Monthly Series of Live Webinars
Ramaswamy Govindan, MD - Program Chair 
 
The first webinar in the series, entitled "Immunotherapy of Lung Cancer," took place on January 8, 2014. Led by Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, Program Chair, and Julie Brahmer, MD, Webinar Faculty, this session focused on basic immunologic abnormalities, both cellular and humoral, in lung cancer. Dr. Brahmer also discussed current treatments that harness the immune system to fight lung cancer. 

Julie Brahmer, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
Co-Director, Section of Medical Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Washington University School of Medicine

This CME  live webinar series is designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat patients with lung cancer, including medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and advanced practice nurses and physicians' assistants.
 
In this first session of the series, Dr. Brahmer and Dr. Govindan focused on basic immunologic abnormalities, both cellular and humoral, in lung cancer.  Current immunotherapeutic treatment options were discussed within the context of individual-case analyses presented.
 
 
This series is supported in part by unrestricted educational grants
provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Celgene and Genentech