Recent efforts to develop and validate a patient-reported assessment of the quality of palliative cancer care have been successful. READ MORE
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.