Oncology NEWS International April 2009 Vol. 18 No. 4

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Cover Story

Optimal use of aromatase inhibitors comes into focus

Masters of hematology and oncology: David Alberts, MD

DEPARTMENTS

News & Analysis

Pharmaceutical mergers raise fears of treatment pipeline pruning

Prophylaxis fends off life-threatening invasive fungal infections

MR spectroscopy separates brain tumor recurrence from radiation necrosis

Medicare approves coverage of FDG-PET scans for 11 cancers

Cancer Care: Practice & Policy

Two major studies add fuel to fire of PSA controversy

Focus on Prostate Cancer

Evidence grows for value of high-field MRI in prostate cancer Rx

Most prognostic prostate cancer markers lack clinical utility

Focus on Colon Cancer

Minority groups protest CMS rejection of CT-based colon cancer screening

Focus on Hematology

Clear-cut evidence for routine use of ESA agents remains elusive

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