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  • Aggressive Multimodality Salvage Therapy for Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer Offers Hope to Patients: For patients with locally recurrent rectal cancer, multimodality salvage therapy presents the only chance for a cure. Such therapy is offered at just a handful of specialized referral institutions, including The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • Rapid Assessment, Clinical Trials Could Improve Outcomes for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Patients: Anaplastic thyroid cancer is extremely aggressive-only 20% of patients survive 1 year after their diagnosis-so patients require immediate assessment and treatment. A program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center expedites the care of patients with this difficult-to-treat disease so that they can receive the best treatment possible, including access to clinical trials of promising new therapies.
  • HOUSE CALL: Skin Cancer Prevention-Avoiding ultraviolet rays from the sun and indoor tanning devices will help keep your skin healthy

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Das, Prajnan; You, Y. Nancy; Davila, Marta; Cabanillas, Maria E.; Gunn, G. Brandon; Lai, Stephen; Lu, Charles C.; Rectal Neoplasms; Salvage Therapy; Antineoplastic Agents; Radiotherapy; Surgical Procedures, Operative; Clinical Trials as Topic; Thyroid Carcinoma, Anaplastic; Skin Neoplasms; Ultraviolet Rays; Melanoma; Carcinoma, Squamous Cell; Sunscreening Agents; Carcinoma, Basal Cell.


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OncoLog, Volume 61, Number 04, April 2016