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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction, Version 2.2015

Therese B. Bevers, John H. Ward, Banu K. Arun, Graham A. Colditz, Kenneth H. Cowan, Mary B. Daly, Judy E. Garber, Mary L. Gemignani, William J. Gradishar, Judith A. Jordan, Larissa A. Korde, Nicole Kounalakis, Helen Krontiras, Shicha Kumar, Allison Kurian, Christine Laronga, Rachel M. Layman, Loretta S. Loftus, Martin C. Mahoney, Sofia D. Merajver, Ingrid M. Meszoely, Joanne Mortimer, Lisa Newman, Elizabeth Pritchard, Sandhya Pruthi, Victoria Seewaldt, Michelle C. Specht, Kala Visvanathan, Anne Wallace, Mary Ann Bergman, and Rashmi Kumar

, environmental factors play a significant role. Lifestyle modifications, such as those related to diet, body weight, exercise, and alcohol consumption, are some of the modifiable breast cancer risk factors. Although no clear evidence shows that specific dietary

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Total Dose Iron Dextran Infusion in Cancer Patients: Is it SaFe2+?

Jeffrey A. Gilreath, David D. Stenehjem, and George M. Rodgers

of lung, colorectal, prostate, and other cancers in patients with peripheral arterial disease, 55 and long-term phlebotomy combined with a low-iron diet reduces the progression to hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C. 56 The

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Acute and Chronic Complications After Treatment of Locoregional Anal Cancer: Prevention and Management Strategies

Leah Katz, David P. Horowitz, and Lisa A. Kachnic

should be advised that a low-fat, lactose-free, and low-residue diet can mitigate diarrhea, and consultation with a dietician, if available, should be arranged for a detailed review of provoking foods and meal ideas. In cases where dietary changes are not

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Nonhormonal Management of Hot Flashes for Women on Risk Reduction Therapy

Kostandinos Sideras and Charles L. Loprinzi

-phytoestrogens are naturally occurring compounds found primarily in soy products that have both estrogenic and antiestrogenic activity. 46 Several clinical trials have failed to show any benefit associated with an isoflavone-rich soy protein diet or dietary

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Gastric MALT Lymphoma Treated With Primary Radiotherapy in the Setting of Autoimmune Disease

Chelsea C. Pinnix, Valerie Reed, and Bouthaina Dabaja

a low-residue diet. She complained of intermittent grade I diarrhea that did not require pharmacologic intervention. She will be followed up posttherapy with repeat EGD and blind biopsies. Discussion Association of MALT Lymphoma and

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Perspectives on Surveillance and Survivorship: When to Make the Transition

Lillie D. Shockney

resisted. The fear of cancer recurrence can inspire patients to exercise, adopt a healthier diet, stop smoking, and get regular checkups. 14 With the current fragmentation of medical care, it can be difficult for a patient or provider to know whom to

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Patient Attitudes and Issues in Colon Cancer Screening

Dayna S. Early and Darrell M. Gray II

and discomfort may occur, but patients are not restricted in terms of diet or activity after the procedure is complete. FS is very effective for identifying and removing polyps in the distal colon, 4 , 5 but only examines approximately one-fourth to

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Are We on the Same Page? Patient and Provider Perceptions About Exercise in Cancer Care: A Focus Group Study

Agnes Smaradottir, Angela L. Smith, Andrew J. Borgert, and Kurt R. Oettel

2014 ; 40 : 327 – 340 . 18. Demark-Wahnefried W Rogers LQ Alfano CM . Practical clinical interventions for diet, physical activity and weight control in cancer survivors . CA Cancer J Clin 2015 ; 65 : 167 – 189 . 19. Shapiro CL Jacobsen PB Henderson

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Gastrostomy Tube for Nutrition and Malignant Bowel Obstruction in Patients With Cancer

Gabrielle Gauvin, Chi Chi Do-Nguyen, Johanna Lou, Eileen Anne O’Halloran, Leigh T. Selesner, Elizabeth Handorf, Molly E. Collins, and Jeffrey M. Farma

and benefits described will add to the literature on the implications of this minimally invasive option. Nutrition Most of the patients received G-tube placement for nutritional support. TPN independence or advancement of diet failed for only a small

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Palliative Radiotherapy Versus Esophageal Stent Placement in the Management of Patients With Metastatic Esophageal Cancer

Emily J. Martin, Andrew R. Bruggeman, Vinit V. Nalawade, Reith R. Sarkar, Edmund M. Qiao, Brent S. Rose, and James D. Murphy

diet.” Dysphagia scores were assigned using a well-established 5-point dysphagia scoring system, with 0 representing no dysphagia and 4 representing complete inability to swallow. 14 – 20 Statistical Analysis We assessed differences in baseline