Vital Conversations

Vital Conversations is Vital Options International’s video collection of stand-alone interviews with healthcare professionals, survivors, and advocates that brings greater understanding and knowledge on topics such as
  • ground-breaking findings in cancer care
  • the importance of cancer genetics and molecular pathways to developing better treatments
  • finding strength and courage when facing cancer
  • key thoughts and approaches in cancer care from across the global cancer landscape

Sandra Quinn Discusses Decision Navigation

2.15.16 | FILED UNDER Vital Conversations
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Dave Duplay sits down with Sandra Quinn of the Edinburgh Cancer Centre at the 2015 European Cancer Congress.  In this interview, they discuss the work she does with the program Decision Navigation.  This program enables patients to make treatment decisions, facilitating them and the consultant to share in the decision-making…

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Richard Marais Discusses Immunotherapies for Melanoma Patients

2.12.16 | FILED UNDER Vital Conversations
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Dave Duplay sits down with Richard Marais, president of EACR, at the 2015 European Cancer Congress.  In this interview, they discuss the work Richard is doing in his lab on immunotherapies for melanoma patients.  Also, Richard talks about treatment paths for different melanoma patients (targeted versus immunotherapy) and delves into…

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Bettina Ryll Discuses the Current Situation with Melanoma Patients

2.12.16 | FILED UNDER Vital Conversations
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Dave Duplay sits down with Bettina Ryll, the founder of the Melanoma Patient Network Europe, at the 2015 European Cancer Congress.  In this interview they discuss the current situation for melanoma patients.  This includes new drugs that are providing real hope as well the future of melanoma treatment. https://youtu.be/MTYkj52dMqo

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