Oncology Vol 28 No 8

MRI-Based Treatment Decision Making for Rectal Cancer

August 15, 2014

There are a number of clinicopathologic variables that predict outcome in rectal cancer. In the era of postoperative chemoradiation treatment, these were more easily identified and were used to help select patients for adjuvant therapy.

Guiding Post-Treatment Decisions in Rectal Cancer: mrTRG Is a Practical Place to Start

August 15, 2014

The authors propose that current policies regarding the use of chemoradiotherapy or short-course preoperative radiotherapy have resulted in an approach to rectal cancer management that often represents overtreatment, with significant loss of quality of life for patients.

Small Steps That Lead to a Giant Leap for Prostate Cancer Patients

August 15, 2014

In the past 5 years we have taken at least 7 steps forward for men with prostate cancer-which hopefully will turn into “one giant leap” in our attempt to convert advanced prostate cancer into a chronic disease.