Table of Contents: September 2010

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Vol. 106, Issue No. 9 - September 2010


Symposium on Cancer  (pages 35-68)

In 2010, more than 98,000 Texans are predicted to be diagnosed with cancer. The symposium in this issue not only provides updates on the state-of-the-art treatment principles Texas physicians employ in the care of cancer patients but also offers an opportunity for readers to earn continuing medical education credit.

Enhancing Patient Care (pages 39-40)
By Salvatore J. LoCoco, MD

Cancer Screening: Controversies and Opportunities (pages 41-49)
By Lewis Foxhall, MD; Rebecca Garcia, PhD; and Karen Torges

An Update on Endometrial Cancer (pages 50-55)
By Todd Boren, MD, and David Miller, MD

Current Approach to Breast Cancer (pages 56-58)
By Robert Ruxer, MD; Janice Tomberlin, MD; and Anita Chow, MD

An Update on Hematological Malignancies (pages 59-63)
By Nicholas C. D'Cunha, MD, and Everardo Cobos, MD

Overview of Modern Radiation Therapy (pages 64-66)
By Stephen Brown, MD


Commentary

CPRIT Becomes a Reality (pages 17-20)
By William Gimson

The Business of Cancer Care (pages 23-26)
By Steve Paulson, MD

Supporting Cancer Services (pages 27-34)
By Ron J. Anderson, MD, and Sue Pickens, MEd

Thank You, Dr. Whitaker (pages 69-70)
By Mike Cox


ROUNDS (pages 7-14)  

Health System Reform Raises Concerns About Access to Care
TMA Advocacy Pays Off Again
Feds Release "Meaningful Use" Rules
Ask the TMA Knowledge Center
DEA Modifies Electronic Prescription Rules
UnitedHealth Claims-Filing Deadline Next Month
Dr. Patrick Joins Workers' Comp Program
PCV13 Replaces PCV7 for Children
Give Kids Bike Helmets in October
Nominate an Outstanding Science Teacher!
Medicaid Fee Cut Impact Lessened
Medicaid Substance Abuse Benefits Begin


DEPARTMENTS

Newsmakers (page 11)
Deaths (page 14)
Information for Authors (page 71)
Portrait (page 72)


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