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  • Small Cell Lung Cancer Studies May Increase Treatment Options: Despite advances in treating many cancers, the standard treatment of small cell lung cancer has remained unchanged for decades. But researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring several new approaches to treat small cell lung cancer.
  • Improved Maintenance Therapy Promotes Myeloma patients' Quality of Life After Stem Cell Transplantation: High-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation can prolong survival for patients with multiple myeloma. However, patients remain at a high risk of relapse even after transplantation. Maintenance therapy can extend remission in these patients, and clinical trials at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring new maintenance regimens to further improve patients' outcomes.
  • Primary Tumor Resection may Be Overused in Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer: Primary tumor resection may be overused in patients with newly diagnosed stage IV colorectal cancer, according to the findings of a new study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • HOUSE CALL: How Hospital Chaplains Help-Chaplains help patients and families deal with emotional and spiritual concerns.

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Heymach, John; Byers, Lauren; Shay, Jatin; Chang, George J.; Dimmett, Carol, Reverend; Cooper, Laurence J. N.; Denning, Warren; Welsh, James; Gold, Kathryn; Massarelli, Erminia; Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Clinical Trials as Topic; Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors; Multiple Myeloma; Antineoplastic Agents; Stem Cell Transplantation; Transplantation, Autologous; Maintenance Chemotherapy; Colonic Neoplasms -- secondary; Clergy.


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OncoLog, Volume 60, Number 03, March 2015