Oncology Vol 32 No 2

A Tribute to Jimmie C. Holland, MD

February 15, 2018

Long-time ONCOLOGY contributor Jimmie C. Holland, MD, a founder of the field of psycho-oncology, who worked as a powerful and effective clinician and researcher up until the very end, passed away on Christmas Eve of 2017.

POINT: Is There Still a Role for Intraperitoneal Platinum Therapy in Ovarian Cancer?

February 15, 2018

Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is a reasonable treatment approach for ovarian cancer because it can directly expose the surface tissues to which the cancer has disseminated to an extremely high concentration of the chemotherapy drug.

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma-PART 2: Modern Therapeutic Management and Future Directions

February 15, 2018

In Part 2 of this review article, we discuss the management of primary CNS lymphoma, focusing in particular on systemic therapies and radiation, as well as provide clinicians with a comprehensive overview by covering the key investigations that have brought us to our current state of knowledge, and studies that may guide future interventions.