The ALLIVE trial sought to determine if eLPI levels were predictive of iron-related toxicity and mortality after HCT in patients with AML or MDS.
In a phase 2 study, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of adding HMB/Arg/Gln to cisplatin-based chemoradiotherapy for patients with head and cancers to prevent CRT-induced oral mucositis.
Why is the antipsychotic olanzapine (Zyprexa) being used to prevent nausea?
A prospective study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of palliative sedation for patients with terminal illnesses who experience refractory symptoms.
In a prospective study, researchers sought to determine the noninferiority of palonosetron to ondansetron in pediatric patients with cancer receiving moderate or high emetogenic chemotherapy.
A health outcomes analysis of 419 patients with multiple myeloma sought to determine if cipro-doxy was more effective than cipro alone in reducing the incidence of neutropenic fever and infections, both significant causes of morbidity and death for these patients.
Researchers assessed the efficacy of nabilone for improving symptoms of anorexia in patients with NSCLC. In addition, patient appetite, quality of life, and nutritional status were also assessed.
Study results show the effect on high-grade toxicity when 5-FU is replaced with docetaxel in the EXTREME regimen in the palliative treatment of patients with metastatic SCCHN.
[Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology] A review of diagnostic parameters and management modalities for checkpoint inhibitor-induced hepatic toxicity is presented.
Reintegration to the general environment, particularly to school, can be challenging for survivors of childhood cancers. This review discusses how adverse effects such as chemo brain may present extra challenges for these patients and what can be done to ease patients' anxiety.
Results of a prospective study demonstrated the effectiveness of a 1-hour psychoeducational intervention designed to help survivors of breast cancer manage their chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunction and improve their memory contentment.
This review of radiodermatitis, a common adverse effect of radiation therapy, discusses preventive and treatment options available that reduce and/or minimize symptoms of the condition.
What are key monitoring guidelines for patients with CLL being treated with venetoclax?
In this study, researchers determined the efficacy of calcitriol, weight-bearing exercise, both, or daily multivitamins on bone formation and resorption in breast cancer survivors actively maintained on hormone therapy.
A study from South Korea determined the prevalence and type of CAM practices lymphoma survivors used for various purposes including ease symptoms, augment treatment, boost immunity, and gain a sense of control.
Results of a triple-blind study demonstrate effectiveness of zinc sulfate in preventing chemotherapy-induced mucositis or reducing its incidence and severity in patients with leukemia receiving chemotherapy.
This phase 2 study sought to determine whether concurrent pantoprazole would improve cisplatin-induced ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity in younger patients with osteosarcoma.
Double-blind phase 3 study evaluated the effect of megestrol combined with celecoxib vs monotherapy on cachexia in patients with gastrointestinal cancer.
Self-guided online cognitive behavioral pain management may result in improved "worst" pain but not "average" pain compared with usual care for the treatment of painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
Researchers explored the effectiveness of wearing frozen gloves and socks before and after treatment with PLD to prevent or manage hand-foot syndrome in patients with ovarian cancer.
Acupuncture may represent an effective adjuvant therapy in the management of joint pain associated with aromatase inhibitor treatment in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.
What are some nonhormonal treatments that can improve vaginal dryness in women with a history of breast cancer?
FDA issues black box warning for rolapitant regarding the potential for anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, and other hypersensitivity reactions in patients receiving the injectable emulsion for CINV prophylaxis.
A retrospective chart study demonstrated the effectiveness of fosfomycin as an antibacterial prophylaxis for febrile neutropenia in patients with hematologic cancer.
Evidence from previous studies for patients with ovarian and endometrial cancers has suggested that goshajinkigan may treat and prevent CIPN.
For this study, researchers sought to determine the effect exercise would have on severity of symptoms for patients who develop CIPN after taxane, platinum, or vinca alkaloid based chemotherapy.
A survey of pediatric oncology providers including physicians, nurses, and social workers reveals their willingness to consider medical marijuana for children with cancer, as well as their reasons against its use in these patients.
A retrospective study, presented at ASH 2017, determined the effectiveness of aspirin in reducing risk of VTE in patients with multiple myeloma at high risk of developing VTE.
Data presented at ASH 2017 illustrates the effectiveness of 2 prophylactic antiemetic regimens in pediatric patients receiving moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy.
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