Beacon Medical Interchange is a venture founded in 2016 by Dr. Jack West to facilitate communication of medical experts with industry leaders on the evolution of medical care trends in general and cancer management in particular.
Focusing on issues ranging from behavioral economics and decision-making based on emerging data to trends such as telemedicine, social media, and the growing role of algorithm-based interventions, Dr. West facilitates data collection and moderates interactive meetings, advisory boards, producing summary reports of current and projected market analysis.
To discuss potential new programs or sponsorship/participation in current ones, please contact Dr. West.
Recent Beacon Media Posts
Dr. Jack West reviews the implications, both encouraging and potentially detrimental, of a recent FDA approval for broad genomic (NGS) testing of all solid tumors, ushering in a new era of growing precision medicine and molecular oncology. (8:55)
Dr. Jack West reviews data on the FDA-approved combination of dabrafenib/trametinib for patients with BRAF V600E mutation-positive advanced NSCLC, as published by Planchard & colleagues in Lancet Oncology. (6:24)
Dr. Jack West reviews the pros and cons of using osimertinib first line vs. “saving” it as a second line therapy, trying to determine the optimal sequence for EGFR-directed therapy in advanced EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC. (11:46)