Cancer Control Journal

This peer-reviewed journal contains articles on the spectrum of actions and approaches needed to reduce the impact of human malignancy.

September / October 1998


Guest Editorial: High-Dose Therapy and Stem Cell Transplantation
Karen K. Fields, MD


Manipulating the Immunologic Characteristics of Both Graft and Host to Improve Transplant Outcome 
Stephen J. Noga, MD, PhD, and Paul V. O'Donnell, MD, PhD 

High-Dose Chemotherapy in the Adjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer: Benefit/Risk Analysis 
Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, Iztok Hozo, PhD, Karen K. Fields, MD, and Daniel Sullivan, MD 

Minimal Residual Cancer Detection in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Products and Its Prognostic Significance in Patients With Breast Cancer, Lymphoma, or Multiple Myeloma 
Thomas J. Moss, MD

Pharmacoeconomics of Cancer Therapy 
Susan E. Beltz, PharmD, and Gary C. Yee, PharmD, FCCP

Radiation - Induced Sarcoma Following Treatment of Breast Cancer 
Christiana M. Brenin, MD, William Small, Jr, MD, Mark S. Talamonti, MD, and William J. Gradishar, MD


Clinical Diagnosis: Dysphagia Secondary to a Solitary Plasmacytoma
Muhammad Wasif Saif, MD, MBBS, and Bernard R. Greenberg, MD

Oncology Pharmacotherapy: The Use of Lipid Formulations of Amphotericin B in Cancer Patients
Rod Quilitz, PharmD

Imaging in Oncology: Newer Imaging Modalities
Claudia G. Berman, MD, and Norman J. Brodsky, MD

Ten Best Readings on Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Karen K. Fields, MD


The artwork appearing on the Cancer Control Journal Index for this issue features Seated Couple, Ecuadoran, Coastal Bahiá phase, from the Los Esteros region, c. 300BC-AD200. Ceramic with color, 18-1/2". From the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. Gift of Wayne and Frances Knight Parrish.

The artwork featured in each of the articles of this issue are:

Smiling Figure in Priest Tunic (detail). Mexican, Vera Cruz, late Classic period, AD 550-950. Promised gift of Harold and Rada Fredrikson.
Avian Pendant. Costa Rican, greater Chiriquí, sub area, Diquís, 700-1500. Gold, 4-3/8" x 5-5/8". Gift of Dr. Mark Sheppard.
Large Plate with Crocodile Symbols. Panamanian, Coclé period VI, c. 1000-1200. Ceramic, 3-1/2" x 13-1/2". Gift of Dr. Mark Sheppard.
Effigy Beaker (detail). Peruvian, Sicán, Lambayeque, c. 950-1250. Gold, 7-3/4" x 7-1/4". Gift of Dr. Mark Sheppard.
Standing Dog (detail). West Mexico, Colima, proto-classic, c. 100 BC-AD250. Terra cotta, slipped and burnished redware, 11-7/8" x 15-3/4" x 10-7/8". Gift of Wayne and Frances Knight Parrish.

Provided courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida.