Talking About Tumors with Ryann and Ryan - A medical oncology podcast

03_10 Small cell lung cancer

September 17, 2023 Talking About Tumors Season 3 Episode 10
Talking About Tumors with Ryann and Ryan - A medical oncology podcast
03_10 Small cell lung cancer
Show Notes

  1. Background on SCLC
  2. Approach to treatment by stage
  3. Emerging discussion on prophylactic cranial irradiation
  4. Brief review of basket and umbrella trials


As always, citations, and sources include education from our respective training programs, the Devita textbook, and  We highly encourage review of guidelines published by ASCO, ESMO and other organizations local to your practice.

DeVita, Vincent T., Jr., Theodore S. Lawrence, and Steven A. Rosenberg. Devita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology. 10th edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2015. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer.

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Talking about Tumors with Ryan and Ryann is not medical advice.  We have received no funding in relation to the information discussed within this episode and have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose.  All opinions are those of whoever stated them.  We have compiled this podcast to serve as an introduction to the field of medical oncology for post-graduate trainees interested in the topic. 


Hematology/Oncology, evidence based medicine, education, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, medical oncology