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March 2015, Volume 60, Issue 3

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
Primary Tumor Resection May Be Overused in Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer
Study questions role of surgery
House Call: How Hospital Chaplains Help
Chaplains help patients and families deal with emotional and spiritual concerns

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OncoLog, March 2015, Volume 60, Issue 3 

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Feature Articles

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

Simultaneous Resection of Liver and Lung Metastases from Colorectal Cancer Eliminates Need for Second Surgery
Transdiaphragmatic lung resection avoids separate incision

Some Breast Cancer Patients May Benefit from Shorter Course of Whole-Breast Irradiation
Study finds similar outcomes for hypofractionated and standard treatment courses

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

Facts About Radiation
Radiation exposure comes from many sources

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

Smoking Cessation
Medications can help smokers quit