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October 2015, Volume 60, Issue 10

New Targeted Therapy Offers Hope to Patients with Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm, Related Diseases
New drug targets cell surface protein CD123
Laparoscopic Free Omental Lymphatic Flap Transfers Offer a Powerful Alternative for Lymphedema Treatment
Laparoscopic, microsurgical techniques enable surgery for lymphedema
Naproxen Shows Potential for Chemoprevention in Patients with Lynch Syndrome
Clinical trial tests drug to reduce colorectal cancer risk
House Call: Preparing for a Hospital Stay
What to bring—and what to leave at home—to make your stay more pleasant
In Brief: Beta-Blockers May Prolong Ovarian Cancer Patients’ Survival

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OncoLog, October 2015, Volume 60, Issue 10

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Feature Articles

Enhanced Surgical Recovery Programs Improve Perioperative Outcomes for Cancer Patients
Innovative practices aim to reduce side effects and complications

New Treatments for Respiratory Viruses in Immunocompromised Patients
Clinical trials for PIV and RSV treatments

New Gene Therapy for Bladder Cancer Shows Promise
Treatment may provide alternative to surgery

Vaccine Helps T Cells Target Sarcomas, Melanomas, and Other Tumors
LV305 vaccine activates CD8+ T cells in vivo

In Brief

14-3-3σ Protein Prevents Tumor-Promoting Metabolic Reprogramming

miR-506 MicroRNA May Help Overcome Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer

Glypican-1 Shows Promise as a Biomarker for Pancreatic Cancer

Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for Stage I Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer May Offer Survival Benefit

House Call

Types of Drugs Used to Treat Cancer
Cytotoxic, targeted, and immunotherapy agents have different functions and side effects

Prostate Cancer Screening
Age, family history affect screening decisions

Hospital Patient Advocates Provide Support
Advocates serve as liaisons between hospitals and patients

Dental Hygiene and Care Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment
Dental visits before and after therapy may protect oral health