According to a recent study, symptom burden tends to be high among hospitalized patients with advanced cancer, which leads to increased use of health care resources. READ MORE
A two-tiered cardiac monitoring system aimed at identifying cancer survivors considered at high risk for cardiotoxic events.
Cognitive factors such as working memory dysfunction and depression may be predictors of non-adherence in patients with cancer.
Supportive care most often refers to efforts such as blood transfusions, anticoagulant use, and drug management strategies.
SEASONS: A Prospective Study to Assess the Physical, Psychosocial, Spiritual, and Financial Needs of Breast and Prostate Cancer Survivors
Multiple needs of breast and prostate cancer survivors.
The authors explore how incorporating the role of patient navigators into AD clinical pathways can result in improved outcomes for patients.
Journal of Clinical Pathways spoke with Geoffrey P. Dunn, MD, about the growth of formal palliative care programs.
According to a recent study, symptom burden tends to be high among hospitalized patients with advanced cancer, which leads to increased use of health care resources.
A novel, theoretically–based psychosocial intervention improves the fear of cancer recurrence among survivors 6 months post-therapy.
A recent comparative study examined predictors of discharge location for patients with advanced cancer and assessed the relationship between discharge location and survival.
Research in Review
Patients with advanced cancer who visit the ED with delirium have increased rates of hospitalizations and ICU admissions, along with decreased survival rates.
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.
Terminally ill patients’ understanding of their prognosis within the last six months of their life often times remain unchanged.
An embedded palliative care program results in earlier and prolonged access to palliative care.