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  • Overcoming Challenges in Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas: Cutaneous T Cell lymphomas (CTCLs) not only are largely incurable but also make patients miserable with itching, burning skin and unsightly lesions. Because CTCL can resemble various benign skin conditions, many patients are diagnosed at an advanced and difficult-to-treat stage. But ongoing clinical trials may offer patients with CTCL improved treatments and better quality of life.
  • Swallowing Therapy Improves Function and Quality of Life for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: In patients with head and neck cancer, loss of swallowing function may result from radiation therapy, surgery, or the cancer itself and lead to poor health and reduced quality of life. At The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, individualized swallowing therapy programs directed by speech pathologists are helping patients maintain or recover their swallowing function during and after treatment.
  • HOUSE CALL: Common Cancer Terms-Clearly understanding medical terms helps patients, caregivers

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Duvic, Madeleine; Dabaja, Bouthaina S.; Hutcheson, Kate; Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous; Sezary Syndrome; Lymphoma, Primary Cutaneous Anaplastic Large Cell; Mycosis Fungoides; Radiotherapy; Neoadjuvant Therapy; Drug Therapy, Combination; T-Lymphocytes; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Deglutition; Deglutition Disorders; Terminology as Topic.


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OncoLog, Volume 61, Number 02, February 2016