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July 25th, 2004 - Volume 26 - Issue 14
pp: 4-51

Bone Metastases: New Approaches of AttackBisphosphonates, Radiopharmaceuticals, Kyphoplasty, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cryotherapy

Lindsey, Heather

Oncology Times. 26(14):15-16,19, July 25th, 2004.

Bisphosphonates, radiopharmaceuticals, kyphoplasty, radiofrequency ablation, and cryotherapy all showing promise.

Medicare Modernization Act Is the ‘Gift’ That Soon Stops Giving

Peck, Peggy

Oncology Times. 26(14):22-23, July 25th, 2004.

At his talk at an ASCO reimbursement forum, Dr. Joseph Bailes urged oncologists to contact local members of Congress to urge support of new legislation to block implementation of scheduled Medicare payment reductions.

Premature Menopause in Young Breast Cancer Survivors: Effects on Quality of Life Not Well Studied

Goodman, Alice

Oncology Times. 26(14):35-37, July 25th, 2004.

The quality-of-life effects of this “double whammy,” as one expert put it, are not well studied, but the tide is changing