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  • Simultaneous Resection of Liver and Lung Metastases from Colorectal Cancer Eliminates Need for Second Surgery: Patients with colorectal cancer metastases to the liver and one or both lungs often face the unwelcome prospect of two operations and two recovery periods. But a novel surgical approach enables the liver and lung lesion resections to be performed during the same operation.
  • Some Breast Cancer Patients May Benefit from Shorter Course of Whole-Breast Irradiation: A shorter course of radiation therapy at higher doses per fraction than the standard regimen could reduce side effects and improve quality of life for some patients with breast cancer.
  • IMPACT2 Study Tests Benefits of Personalized Cancer Treatment based on Molecular Profiling: Molecular profiling has the potential to revolutionize cancer medicine by helping clinicians select treatments based on the genomic characteristics of each patient's tumor. But for most types of cancer, this potential has yet to be verified by a randomized clinical study-in which treatment selection based on tumor molecular profiling-is now enrolling patients with metastatic solid tumors at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • HOUSE CALL: Telling Your Child About Your Cancer-Open, honest communication helps children cope

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


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OncoLog, Volume 60, Number 01, January 2015