Immediately following the first live broadcast, The Group Room presented, When the Doctor has Cancer, a round-table discussion with two-time cancer survivor Schimmel and a panel of physicians who are also cancer survivors, including:
David H. Johnson, MD, ASCO President-elect and Deputy Director and Chair, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center;
Kenneth S. Hu, MD, Director of Radiation Oncology Programs, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; Clinical Asst. Prof. of Radiation Oncology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Asst. Prof. of Radiation Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Attending, Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center;
Robert Livingston, MD, Prof. of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine and Head of SWOG Breast Committee;
Yehuda Patt, MD, Prof. of Medicine, Chief of Gastrointestinal Oncology Program and Chief, Greenebaum Cancer Center's Ambulatory Center, University of Maryland;
Claude-Alain Planchon, MD, Specialist in Nuclear Medicine, American Hospital of Paris, graduate in medical oncology, and General-Secretary, Choix Vital, Vital Options International's French subsidiary;
Andrew von Eschenbach, MD, Director, National Cancer Institute (who will be featured in a taped interview).
Dec 22, 2014 - Communication between patients and their doctors regarding the high cost of cancer care may be improved with the Feb. 5 release of a new patient guide from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).