September 2013 Webinar – Pathways and Targets


Dr. Gail Eckhardt, Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, presented this months webinar directly from Boulder Colorado.

Dr. Eckhardt discussed the basis of pathways within a cancer cell, and how (and why) they can affect treatment options for patients. Sh explained how we learn about how new pathways are discovered, and how this information tell us what drugs may work in certain patients and why some drugs don’t.

Dr. Eckhardt discussed the idea of targeted therapies, and the difference between them and regular chemotherapy. She talked about the relationship between pathways and targeted drugs, and how this may impact drug development in the future.

View/download the slides from the September 18 webinar:

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