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April 2015, Volume 60, Issue 4

Dr. EsmaeliMultidisciplinary Globe-Sparing Treatment for Lacrimal Gland Carcinoma Preserves Vision and Minimizes Morbidity
Precise surgery and proton therapy enable outcomes equivalent to exenteration
Dr. Stacy MoulderNovel Trial Design Streamlines Development of Breast Cancer Therapies
I-SPY 2 tests multiple drug regimens
CT imagesTargeted Therapy for High-Risk Melanoma May Forestall Recurrence
Clinical trial tests BRAF and MEK inhibitors for patients with stage III disease
NewspaperHouse Call: Interpreting Health News
Common mistakes in medical reporting

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OncoLog, April 2015, Volume 60, Issue 4 

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Feature Articles

Small Cell Lung Cancer Studies May Increase Treatment Options
PARP inhibitors show promise

Improved Maintenance Therapy Promotes Myeloma Patients’ Quality of Life After Stem Cell Transplantation
Clinical trials under way

Natural Killer Cell Therapy May Augment Treatment of Hematological Cancers
Boosting immune system protects against adverse effects of stem cell transplantation

Concurrent Treatment of HIV and Cancer Improves Survival Outcomes
Multidisciplinary coordination helps avoid drug interactions

In Brief

Sleeping Beauty Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against B Cell Malignancies

Vaccine Explored to Reduce Risk of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Recurrence

House Call

How Hospital Chaplains Help
Chaplains help patients and families deal with emotional and spiritual concerns

Facts About Radiation
Radiation exposure comes from many sources

Telling Your Child About Your Cancer
Open, honest communication helps children cope