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Current Recommendations for Systemic Therapy of Recurrent and/or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

Matthew G. Fury and David G. Pfister

. To participate in this journal CME activity: (1) review the learning objectives and author disclosures; (2) study the education content; (3) take the post-test and/or complete the evaluation at ; (4) view

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Bevacizumab for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme

Alvin R. Cabrera, Kyle C. Cuneo, James J. Vredenburgh, John H. Sampson, and John P. Kirkpatrick

patients enrolled onto phase II clinical trials . J Clin Oncol 1999 ; 17 : 2572 – 2578 . 8 Reardon DA Turner S Peters KB . A review of VEGF/VEGFR-targeted therapeutics for recurrent glioblastoma . J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2011 ; 9 : 414

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Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Sally Yowell Barbour

of participation. To participate in this journal CME activity: (1) review the learning objectives and author disclosures; (2) study the education content; (3) take the post-test with a 70% minimum passing score and complete the evaluation at www

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Identification and Characterization of Avoidable Hospital Admissions in Patients With Lung Cancer

Eric M. Lander, Xuanyi Li, Li-Ching Huang, Amanda S. Cass, Wade T. Iams, Emily A. Skotte, Jennifer G. Whisenant, Robert A. Ramirez, Sally J. York, Travis J. Osterman, Jennifer A. Lewis, Christine M. Lovly, Yu Shyr, and Leora Horn

strategies aimed at preventing inpatient admissions. Through direct assessment of medical records and a multidisciplinary, consensus-driven review process, we identified clinically relevant risk factors for potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAHs) and

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Molecular Profiling in Cutaneous Melanoma

Andrew L. Ji, Christopher K. Bichakjian, and Susan M. Swetter

both from a diagnostic and a prognostic perspective, which has led to 2 currently commercially available assays in the United States. This review summarizes some of the ongoing efforts to bring molecular techniques into clinical practice, specifically

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Role of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal

Van K. Morris and Cathy Eng

are few options for this population, new, effective treatment strategies are warranted. This review highlights the role of immune-based therapies for patients with this HPV-associated malignancy. Anti–PD-1 Therapies In a physiologic state, immune

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Do All Patients With Polycythemia Vera or Essential Thrombocythemia Need Cytoreduction?

Kamya Sankar and Brady L. Stein

the PT-1 trial were reported, which is a prospective open-label randomized trial evaluating cytoreduction therapy in patients with intermediate-risk ET. 12 This contemporary trial prompted this review, with the goal of presenting existing data for

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Therapy for Relapsed/Refractory B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Aliza Gardenswartz and Mitchell S. Cairo

of rituximab. 10 , 13 , 16 – 18 In their retrospective review of the 67 (5%) patients enrolled in the SFOP/SFCE LMB89, FAB/LMB96, and LMB2001 trials who experienced relapse, Jourdain et al 17 demonstrated an overall response rate (ORR; CR + partial

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How NCCN Guidelines Can Help Young Adults and Older Adolescents With Cancer and the Professionals Who Care for Them

Archie Bleyer

the SEER registry. 1 Specific recommendations for addressing the AYAO challenges were obtained from the Progress Review Group (PRG) report on AYA Oncology (AYAO PRG), co-sponsored by the NCI and the Lance Armstrong Foundation. 3 The AYA age range was

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Impact of Genetic Counseling on Patient-Reported Electronic Cancer Family History Collection

Rebecca A. Vanderwall, Alison Schwartz, Lindsay Kipnis, Catherine M. Skefos, Samantha M. Stokes, Nizar Bhulani, Michelle Weitz, Rebecca Gelman, Judy E. Garber, and Huma Q. Rana

(DFCI) Institutional Review Board. Patients are referred to the Division of Cancer Genetics and Prevention at DFCI for CGC related to a personal and/or family history of cancer. At the time of this study, patients with cancer treated by DFCI oncologists