Supportive Care in Cancer
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#1Kamel LaribiH-Index: 13
#2Delphine BadinandH-Index: 1
Last.Rafik DiabH-Index: 1
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Purpose Few studies are currently available among elderly patients, justifying the need for better understanding of daily medical practices in terms of use of growth factors to prevent chemotherapy (CT)-induced neutropenia. The primary objective of this study was to describe the use of filgrastim in the elderly.
#1Joana Sousa Correia (Instituto Português de Oncologia Francisco Gentil)
#2Manuel Silva (Instituto Português de Oncologia Francisco Gentil)
Last.Ana Agrelo (Instituto Português de Oncologia Francisco Gentil)
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Background Visceral pain conducted by sympathetic fibers with pelvic and perineal origin can be treated using ganglion impar (GIB) or Walters’ block in a simple and effective manner. This article aims to evaluate the effectiveness, security, and performance difficulty of GIB in patients with pelvic and perineal oncological pain.
#1Mariana de Pauli Paglioni (State University of Campinas)H-Index: 2
#2Carolina Guimarães Bonfim Alves (State University of Campinas)
Last.Alan Roger Santos-Silva (State University of Campinas)H-Index: 13
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Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) has been considered an effective method for preventing and managing certain cancer-related toxicities in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients treated with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. However, the potential effects of PBMT on pain control and analgesia resulting from these toxicities is still controversial. The aim of this systematic review was to compile available evidence of the effects of PMBT on pain control and reduced use of analgesics in HNC patients. We...
#1Claudia CormioH-Index: 7
#2Francesca CaporaleH-Index: 1
Last.Giusi GrazianoH-Index: 1
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Purpose Cancer patients often suffer for psychological distress, which can compromise their quality of life. Our study aimed to recognize risk classes for the development of psychosocial distress.
#1Adrian N. S. Badana (USF: University of South Florida)H-Index: 1
#2Victoria R. Marino (USF: University of South Florida)H-Index: 2
Last.William E. Haley (USF: University of South Florida)H-Index: 55
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Purpose To examine the roles of both patient symptoms, and subjective appraisals of stress (self-efficacy, symptom barriers, symptom distress), in understanding well-being (anxiety, depression, cancer-specific quality of life, mental health quality of life, and physical health quality of life) in breast cancer patients.
#1Leandra DesjardinsH-Index: 1
#2Maru BarreraH-Index: 35
Last.Diane L. Fairclough (Colorado School of Public Health)H-Index: 76
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Background Pediatric brain tumor survivors (PBTSs) are at risk of impairments in social competence. Limited information is available regarding nominations and reciprocated nominations of PBTSs as best friends and factors which may predict these.
#1Mariken E. Stegmann (UG: University of Groningen)H-Index: 2
#2T. M. Homburg (UG: University of Groningen)
Last.Annette J. BerendsenH-Index: 13
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Introduction To provide optimal care for patients with cancer, timely and efficient communication between healthcare providers is essential. In this study, we aimed to achieve consensus regarding the desired content of communication between general practitioners (GPs) and oncology specialists before and during the initial treatment of cancer.
#1Lisa M. Daniels (Emory University)H-Index: 1
#2Urshila Durani (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 4
Last.Pritish K. Tosh (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 18
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Purpose To determine if time to antibiotics (TTA) improves outcomes of hospital length of stay, admission to the intensive care unit, and 30-day mortality in adult patients with febrile neutropenia.
#1Richard Crevenna (Medical University of Vienna)H-Index: 26
#2Michael Mickel (Medical University of Vienna)H-Index: 1
Last.Mohammad Keilani (Medical University of Vienna)H-Index: 13
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Purpose Cancer patients sometimes show immobilizing musculoskeletal conditions which prohibit active exercise due to severe bodily pain. Therefore, before starting a rehabilitative exercise program, the pain has to be reduced to enable the patient to participate actively in the exercise program. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT, the application of radial and/or focused shock waves with low or high energy) has been shown to be effective and efficient in the treatment of musculoskeletal dis...
Purpose The aim of this study was to investigate the perceptions of cancer survivors who continue to work and provide information to evaluate and develop a supportive workplace program (Ensemble) based on the principles of navigation.