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  • Transport Oncophysics Could Guide Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas respond poorly to standard treatments. Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are applying the principles of physics to characterize the tumors, and these analyses could lead to individualized therapy.
  • Nivolumab Shows Potential in Treating Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal: Currently, there are no standard therapy options for patients with treatment-refractory metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal (SCCA), but early results of a multi-institutional clinical trial (No. NCI9673) led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center show that the immunotherapy drug nivolumab may be effective against the disease.
  • Lymphedema Screening Initiative for Breast Cancer Survivors Offers Early Diagnosis, Treatment: Lymphedema can be a debilitating side effect of breast cancer treatment. To diagnose and treat the condition early, when it may be reversible, a program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center identifies and screens patients at high risk for lymphedema.
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas


Koay, Eugene; Eng, Cathy; Morris, Van; Shaitelman, Simona; Kheirkhah, Parviz; Schaverien, Mark V.; Chang, Edward; Hanasono, Matthew M.; Desnyder, Sarah; Mittendorf, Elizabeth A.; Aldrich, Melissa; Robinson, Jazzmun; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Biophysics; Antineoplastic Agents; Drug Delivery Systems; Carcinoma, Pancreatic Ductal; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Lymphedema; Breast Cancer Lymphedema; Breast Neoplasms; Software; Physical Fitness; Human Papillomavirus Viruses; Neoplasms; Curriculum.


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OncoLog, Volume 61, Number 09, September 2016