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Eric T. Wong and Steven Brem

: 649 . 5. Mayer RJ . Two steps forward in the treatment of colorectal cancer . New Engl J Med 2004 ; 350 : 2406 – 2408 . 6. Shweiki D Itin A Soffer D . Vascular endothelial growth factor induced by hypoxia may mediate hypoxia

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Lindsey Robert Baden, William Bensinger, Michael Angarone, Corey Casper, Erik R. Dubberke, Alison G. Freifeld, Ramiro Garzon, John N. Greene, John P. Greer, James I. Ito, Judith E. Karp, Daniel R. Kaul, Earl King, Emily Mackler, Kieren A. Marr, Jose G. Montoya, Ashley Morris-Engemann, Peter G. Pappas, Ken Rolston, Brahm Segal, Susan K. Seo, Sankar Swaminathan, Maoko Naganuma and Dorothy A. Shead

). The major categories of immunologic deficits in persons with cancer and the major pathogens to which they are susceptible are characterized. Specific guidelines are provided on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the major common and

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Thomas Prebet and Steven D. Gore

T he treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in older patients remains challenging. 1 Both disease- and patient-related factors unfavorably influence patient outcome, with a 2-year probability of overall survival of 10% to 15%. 2 Acute

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Harry S. Cooper

1986 ; 91 : 419 – 427 . 8. Bond JH . Polyp guideline: diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance for patients with colorectal polyps. Practice Parameters Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology . Am J Gastroenterol 2000 ; 95

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Areej El-Jawahri, Deborah Forst, Alyssa Fenech, Keri O. Brenner, Amanda L. Jankowski, Lauren Waldman, Isabella Sereno, Ryan Nipp, Joseph A. Greer, Lara Traeger, Vicki Jackson and Jennifer Temel

Background Patients with advanced cancer require a clear understanding of their treatment goals and prognosis to make informed decisions about their medical care. 1 – 5 Yet multiple studies have shown that patients with advanced cancer often have

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Saurabh Rajguru and Brad S. Kahl

/print certificate. Release date: September 5, 2014; Expiration date: September 5, 2015 Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Summarize the current and emerging treatment options for MCL in the frontline

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R. Lor Randall and William Gowski

. Instr Course Lect 1996 ; 45 : 417 – 424 . 4 Marcove RC Stovell PB Huvos AG . The use of cryosurgery in the treatment of low and medium grade chondrosarcoma. A preliminary report . Clin Orthop 1977 ; 122 : 147 – 156 . 5 Reith

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Xiang Gao, Amanda R. Kahl, Paolo Goffredo, Albert Y. Lin, Praveen Vikas, Imran Hassan and Mary E. Charlton

combination of treatments available to patients with metastatic colon cancer, the objective of this study was to use data from the SEER POC study to examine the patient, tumor, and hospital factors associated with each of the following treatment categories: (1

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Erich M. Sturgis and K. Kian Ang

stagnate survival for those with laryngeal and oral cavity cancer. 2 , 4 Some oncologists believe that the greater use of multimodality chemoradiation in the treatment of oropharyngeal cancer can account for the observed dramatically improved survival

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Siew Tzuh Tang, Tsang-Wu Liu, Fur-Hsing Wen, Chiun Hsu, Yi-Heng Chang, Cheng-Shyong Chang, Yung-Chuan Sung, Cheng-I Hsieh, Shou-Yi Chang, Li Ni Liu and Ming-Chu Chiang

Background Eliciting and honoring patients' treatment preferences are recognized as essential to high-quality end-of-life (EOL) care, 1 whereas ignoring patients' preferences is considered a medical error. 2 However, physicians tend to