The treatment options for myeloma continued to evolve in 2016 with new agents, immune based therapies and repurposing of existing approved agents. High-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation remain the backbone of upfront treatment in myeloma. We are talking to Dr. Ravi Vij, about the evolution of myeloma treatments in the past year and what we can look forward to in the new year.
Dr. Ravi Vij
Social Egg Freezing: All You Should Knowwith Dr. Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh and Dr. Kylie Baldwin
Social egg freezing less commonly known as non-medical egg freezing is being increasingly seen as a secure way of delaying childbearing by more and more women, especially in the US. But is it safe for all women? Who should be opting for it? What do the specialists think about it? In late 2012, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) lifted their “experimental” label for egg freezing, but both cautioned against egg freezing, owing to limited data on safety, efficacy and emotional risks involved. We are talking to reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh and sociologist Dr. Kylie Baldwin to know the current status of social egg freezing in the United States and United Kingdom along with egg freezing perspective by Valerie Landis of Eggsperience and Shalene Petricek of Nest Egg Fertility.
Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh
Dr. Kylie Baldwin
Focal Laser Ablation in Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer - A Developing Therapeutic Optionwith Dr. Ara Karamanian
MRI-guided focal laser ablation of the prostate is a developing treatment option for patients with localized prostate cancer. We are talking to Dr. Ara Karamanian on this new treatment technique and its nuances. The panel discussion will include a brief background to the development of the technique, as well as touch upon aspects like, patients who are eligible for this treatment, side effects, complications that may occur, physicians who may have significant experience to perform this treatment etc.
Dr. Ara Karamanian
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