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NOVEMber 2015

Volume 29 • Number 11

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Current Standards and Novel Treatment Options for Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Benjamin A. Weinberg, MD, Cinthya S. Yabar, MD, Jonathan R. Brody, PhD, and Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, PhD

This article reviews the current treatment paradigms for metastatic disease, focusing on ways to ameliorate symptoms and lengthen survival. We then summarize recent advances in our understanding of the molecular and cellular aspects of pancreatic cancer.

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Oncology

Reviews and Perspectives for the Practicing Oncologist
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Understanding the Links Between Lung Cancer, COPD, and Emphysema: A Key to More Effective Treatment and Screening

Rony Dev, DO, Angelique Wong, MD, David Hui, MD, and Eduardo Bruera, MD

A better delineation of the relationships between lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema may lead to significant improvements in the effectiveness of lung cancer screening programs, and to reductions in the morbidity and mortality associated with these deadly diseases.

 

Editors-in-Chief

Julie VoseJulie M. Vose, MDUniversity of Nebraska Medical School Omaha, Nebraska
Editor-in-Chief, ONCOLOGY
Nora JanjanNora Janjan, MD, MPSA, MBA Senior Fellow for Healthcare Policy, National Center for Policy Analysis
Editor-in-Chief, ONCOLOGY
William C. Wood, MDWilliam C. Wood, MD Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Editor-in-Chief, ONCOLOGY
Nancy E. Davidson, MDNancy E. Davidson, MD University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania UPMC CancerCenter, Pittsburgh
Editor-in-Chief, ONCOLOGY

 

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