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  • Expanding the Use of Laparoscopic Liver Resection: Minimally invasive surgical resection of liver tumors once was used only in select patients with easily accessible lesions located in the anterior of the liver. However, recent improvements in surgical techniques and the use of preoperative imaging have made laparoscopic approaches possible for even compels liver resection
  • Physicians Refining Lung Cancer Screening Program: Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) has been shown to reduce the rate of lung cancer-specific mortality in people at high risk for the disease
  • Should the Primary Tumor Be Treated in Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer?: Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center hope to determine whether treating the primary tumor has any oncologic benefit in patients with metastatic prostate cancer
  • HOUSE CALL: Vaccines That Prevent Cancer- Hepatitis B and HPV vaccines protect against cancer-causing viruses

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Conrad, Claudius; Aloia, Thomas; Kaur, Harmeet; Katz, Matthew H. G.; Fleming, Jason; Bevers, Therese; Hanash, Samir M.; Chapin, Brian; Aparicio, Ana; Laparoscopy; Hepatectomy; Liver Neoplasms; Pancreaticoduodenectomy; Pancreas -- surgery; Lung Neoplasms -- diagnosis; Mass Screening; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Prostatic Neoplasms -- secondary; Clinical Trials as Topic; Cancer Vaccines.


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OncoLog, Volume 59, Number 03, March 2014