September 23, 2014

Web Chat on “Using Radiation to Treat Colorectal Cancers Metastasized to the Liver,” with Sarah Cannon Expert Andrew Kennedy, MD

By cancerconnect

Sarah Cannon Radiation Oncology Physician-in-Chief Andrew Kennedy, MD, discusses metastatic colorectal cancer and answers participants’ questions during a live Web chat recorded on April 2, 2014. Topics  include:

  • Difficulties of treating mCRC
  • Treatment options, including Selective Internal Radiation Treatment (SIRT)
  • Imaging insights, response and survival rates
  • Treatment safety and impact on quality of life
  • Considerations for patients over the age of 70
  • Side effects of interventional oncology treatment/imaging 

Dr. Kennedy is an internationally-renowned radiation oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers, as well as cancers of the breast and lung. He is a graduate of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California and completed his residency at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Kennedy has given hundreds of presentations on radiation therapy for the treatment of colorectal and liver cancers worldwide, and has been selected as one of America’s Best Doctors (top 5% of the U.S.) annually since 2009. Click here for Dr. Kennedy’s full biography.

 Thank you for your participation.

The Web Chat with the Experts series is not intended to be a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health. 

This web chat is sponsored by Sirtex Medical Inc.

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