Rebecca Kirch, JD, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality & Value, National Patient Advocate Foundation, explains the value of palliative care in the context of the triple aim.
quality of life
A study presented at the European Lung Cancer Congress investigated the effects of multiple therapies on symptom management in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer.
ASCO Issues New Guidelines for Optimizing Anticancer Therapy in Metastatic Non-Castrate Prostate Cancer
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released new guidelines to address abiraterone or docetaxel with androgen-deprivation therapy for metastatic prostate cancer that has not been treated with testosterone-lowering agents.
Recent efforts to develop and validate a patient-reported assessment of the quality of palliative cancer care have been successful.
Heightened self-efficacy for symptom management in patients with hematologic cancers prior to undergoing stem cell transplant may be used in improving symptom management and outcomes.
The NCCN has selected Envision's medical affairs platform to help manage proposals and investigator-initiated clinical trials in an effort to improve patient quality of life and reduce cancer-related deaths.
Health care providers and patients have identified a need for further resources to support survivorship care in gynecologic oncology, according to a presentation given at the 2018 ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium.
A systematic review presented at the 2018 ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium determined whether survivorship care plans have a positive impact on health outcomes and health care delivery.
Results of a study identified unmet support needs of survivors of cancer that could be addressed through improved care coordination at a comprehensive cancer center.
An online stress management program may significantly improve the quality of life for patients newly diagnosed with cancer, according to a recent study.