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  • Proactive Management of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Benefits Patients: Li-Fraumeni syndromes a hereditary disorder that confers an extremely high likelihood of developing cancer on affected individuals.
  • Clinical Trial Tests High-Dose Radiation Therapy for Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer: Small cell lung cancer carries a poor prognosis, even for patients without metastatic disease. But a phase III trial of high-dose daily or accelerated twice-daily thoracic radiation therapy for limited stage small cell kung cancer may lead to longer survival.
  • Reducing Complications and Hospital Readmissions after Liver Surgery: Hepatectomy carries a risk of complications that can lead to hospital readmission and even death. Even as modern surgical techniques make liver surgery safer and less invasive, a series of initiatives at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has resulted in reduced rates of complications and hospital readmission for patients who undergo hepatectomy.
  • HOUSE CALL: When Should Women Begin Breast cancer Screening?-Guidelines vary, but annual screening is best for most women 40 years and older.
  • USEFULRESOURCES: Cancer Screening and Risk reduction Algorithms.

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Strong, Louise C., 1944-; Komaki, Ritsuko; Vauthey, Jean-Nicolas; Aloia, Thomas; Bevers, Therese; Li-Fraumeni Syndrome; Genetic Testing; Clinical Trials as Topic; Radiotherapy; Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Smoking; Antineoplastic Agents; Hepatectomy; Breast Neoplasms; Early Detection of Cancer.


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OncoLog, Volume 61, Number 01, January 2016