A prophylactic therapy is effective in preventing treatment-associated mild-to-moderate bone pain in breast cancer. READ MORE
Better communication across medical departments can lead to improved outcomes for patients with cancer.
Supportive care most often refers to efforts such as blood transfusions, anticoagulant use, and drug management strategies.
The essential role of patient navigation and care coordination services in helping patients to adhere to their treatment plans.
A prophylactic therapy is effective in preventing treatment-associated mild-to-moderate bone pain in breast cancer.
An early palliative care consultation may relieve financial burden up to 28% for patients with advanced cancer.
Adherence to antiemetic regimens is poor among patients receiving emetogenic cancer chemotherapy, likely due to a lack of awareness among clinicians of guidelines for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Researchers have identified numerous predictors of rehospitalization among individuals with advanced cancer in the year following diagnosis.
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Results of a recent survey showed that for patients with cancer requiring palliative care, some symptoms and care needs are not strongly associated with specific diagnoses.
Adherence to distress screening protocols could lead to 18% fewer ER visits and 19% fewer hospitalizations.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a new guideline that outlines best practices for cancer clinicians when communicating with patients and their families.