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  • Enhanced Surgical Recovery Programs Improve Perioperative Outcomes for Cancer Patients: For patients undergoing cancer surgery, potential complications and long recovery times can delay the delivery of additional life-saving therapy. To improve patients' perioperative outcomes and clear the way for timely administration of additional therapies, several surgical teams at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center gave begun using enhanced surgical recovery programs (ESRPs).
  • New Treatments for Respiratory Viruses in Immunocompromised Patients: Viral respiratory infections are a major concern for immunocompromised patients, in whom such infections are difficult to treat and can lead to pneumonia and even death. Although few treatment options for such infections have been available, clinical trials of promising new therapies are now enrolling immunocompromised patients with two common respiratory viruses: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and parainfluenza virus (PIV).
  • INBRIEF: 14-3-2Q Protein Prevents Tumor-Promoting Metabolic Reprogramming/miR-506 MicroRNA May Help Overcome Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer
  • HOUSE CALL: Types of Drugs Used to Treat Cancer: Cytotoxic, targeted, and immunotherapy drugs have different functions and side effects

Publication Date

9-1-2015

Publisher

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

City

Houston, Texas

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology

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OncoLog, Volume 60, Number 09, September 2015

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